The following is a presentation I gave at the Milwaukee SItecore Developer meetup. The presentation was sort of a back to basics...
Enabling Windows Features for SitecoreDerek Dysart
Since I tend to work on a diverse set of projects, I’m often starting with a “bare metal” Windows box where I need to do my Sitecore development. For some time now, IIS and ASP.NET are not enabled by default (but are obviously required by Sitecore.) As a note to my future self, here is the easiest way to enable what is needed for Sitecore (run this in an elevated prompt):
DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /All /FeatureName:iis-webserver /NoRestart DISM /Online /Enable-Feature /All /FeatureName:iis-aspnet45