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[INFO] Installing MailNow! 5 on Windows Server 2012

You will get below error if you install Mailnow! 5 on Windows Server 2012. In order to resolve this issue follow the below steps



1) Go to Server Manager → Add Roles and Features → Server Roles → tick Web Server (IIS) → Click Next

2) Click Add Features 

3) Expand .Net Framework 3.5 Features and tick HTTP Activation → Click Next

4) Click Add Features

5) Tick Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) → Click Add Features

6) Tick IIS Server Extension under BITS → Click Next

7) Under Role Services → Scroll to Security and tick Request Filtering, Basic Authentication and Windows Authentication → Click Next

8) Scroll down to Management Tools → Make sure all the Management components are ticked → Click Next

9) In the Confirmation, click Specify an alternate source path

10) Next, you will need to insert the Windows Server 2012 installation DVD.

In the Path, key in D:\sources\sxs\ and click OK (Win Server 2012 Source)

11) Once done, you should be able to see as per below in the IIS Manager:

12) If you see below error after following above steps:

13) You will need to click on DefaultAppPool → Advanced Settings → Change the .Net Framework Version to v2.0

Then, you will be able to see the WebMail :