Installing PHP 5.2.4 on Windows Server 2008 RC0 in Pictures

Windows Server 2008 RC0 is now available for beta testing. Here are some screenshots of setting up PHP 5.2.4:

Update: 11-Oct: changed image layout, tweaked text
  1. Open Server Manager, Install IIS, including CGI (which include FastCGI)

  2. Download and extract PHP to c:\php, Start the UI (WindowsKey+R - inetmgr)

  3. Create a simple php script c:\inetpub\wwwroot\hello.php:

    <?php phpinfo(); ?>
  4. Let IIS know the you want *.php to run as a FastCGI using c:\php\php-cgi.exe

  5. Browse away!

Server 2008 Beta 3 experience (a video)

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