Install prerequisite applications
Updated: September 13, 2007
Applies To: Windows Server 2003 R2
Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) requires that the following applications be installed on a computer running Windows Server 2003 R2, Enterprise Edition, or Windows Server 2003 R2, Standard Edition, (only for servers hosting the ADFS Web Agent) so that the computer can host the Federation Service, Federation Service Proxy, or ADFS Web Agent components of ADFS:
Internet Information Services (IIS)
Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Microsoft ASP.NET (required for claims-aware applications only)
When you add the Application Server Windows component, these three applications are installed.
To complete this procedure, you must be a member of the local Administrators group.
To add the Application Server Windows component
Click Start, point to Control Panel, and then click Add or Remove Programs.
In Add or Remove Programs, click Add/Remove Windows Components.
In the Windows Components Wizard, select the Application Server check box, and then click Next.
On the Completing the Windows Components Wizard page, click Finish.