Using WPI to install Windows Azure Tools and SDK Pre-Requisites

This post walks you through using the Web Platform Installer to get your pre-reqs (like installing IIS7) for the Windows Azure Tools and SDK using the Web Platform Installer. 1. Navigate to http://microsoft.com/web and click on “Get the Microsoft Web Platform” — At the time of this writing, there is a v1.0 and v2.0 beta you […]

This post walks you through using the Web Platform Installer to get your pre-reqs (like installing IIS7) for the Windows Azure Tools and SDK using the Web Platform Installer.

1. Navigate to http://microsoft.com/web and click on “Get the Microsoft Web Platform” — At the time of this writing, there is a v1.0 and v2.0 beta you can try.  We’ll show the 2.0 beta although you could use either.
2. Click on the download button.
3. Click on the Web Platform tab and customize the Web Server option with: ASP.Net, Default Document and CGI (if you want to run fastCGI apps) and any other features you want to add.

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