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Configure IIS
  1. If you are setting up Tomcat for the first time on this machine, configure the Tomcat Virtual Directory in IIS. If you are not setting up Tomcat for the first time on this machine, continue to Step 2.
  2. From the Windows Control Panel, select Administrative Tools:Computer Management. In the Computer Management window, open the Services and Applications folder. (for IIS v 4.0, select Start:Windows NT 4.0 Information Pack:Microsoft Information Server:Internet Service Manager.)
  3. Right click on the Internet Information Services folder (<lms server> folder for IIS v 4.0), and select Properties. The Internet Information Services Properties dialog opens.
  4. Edit the WWW Service Master Properties.
  5. Select the ISAPI Filters tab in the Properties dialog.
  6. You now need to add an ISAPI filter to IIS and make it aware of Tomcat. Click the Add button and enter the following information:

    Note: The executable isapi_redirector2.dll is located in your Tomcat install directory in the conf folder.

  7. Select OK to add the 'tomcat' redirector and then OK to close the dialog.
  8. Add a virtual directory named 'tomcat' that points to the TOMCAT_INSTALL_PATH\conf directory.

    Note: This virtual directory must have execute permission.

  9. Restart IIS to activate the Relayer installation in IIS.
  10. In Services, restart the World Wide Web Publishing service to apply all these updates.
  11. If you are using IIS 4 or IIS 5, skip to step the next step. If you are using IIS 6, you must complete the following additional steps:
    1. In the IIS Manager window, select the Web Server Extensions folder.
    2. Select Action then select a New Web service Extension... from the menu. The New Web Service Extension dialog box displays.
    3. In the New Web Service Extension window, enter tomcat in the Extension name: field.
    4. Check the check box in the Set extension status to Allowed field.
    5. Click the Add button. The Add File dialog box displays.
    6. In the Path to file field, enter: C:\tomcat50\bin\isapi_redirector2.dll.
    7. Click OK in the Add File dialog box and the New Web dialog box. The tomcat extension displays in the field of web service extensions in the IIS Manager window.
  12. Verify that IIS can redirect requests to the contentRelayer by doing the following:

If successful, the Relayer's status information displays in the browser.