IIS Configuration Access Commander Application

Assumption: All pre-requisites have been met and the Default Website has not been deleted.

The following steps are to be done directly on the Application Environment Operating System


  1. Launch IIS Manager.
  2. Right click on Sites and select Add Website.
  3. Enter the Site Name as AccessCommander.
  4. Leave the Physical Path empty.
  5. Change the Binding Type to https.
  6. Enter the Host Name as the Access Commander application host name that end users will be accessing via browser.
  7. Select your SSL Certificate.
  8. Uncheck the Start Website Immediately box and click OK.
  9. Navigate to C:\inetpub\AccessCommander directory in Windows Explorer.
  10. Replace the web.config file with the web.config located in the IISConfigurationFiles\AccessCommander folder located in the location where you deployed the application during Step 3.
  11. Navigate to the AccessCommander Site in IIS Manager and double-click the URL Rewrite module.
  12. Click on View Server Variables from the right Navigation Panel.
  13. Click on Add and enter HTTP_X_ORIGINAL_ACCEPT_ENCODING for the Server Variable Name and click OK.
  14. Click on Add and enter HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING for the Server Variable Name and click OK.
  15. Start the AccessCommander Site.

IIS Configuration Access Commander Dashboard

  1. Launch IIS Manager.
  2. Right click on Sites and select Add Website.
  3. Enter the Site Name as AccessCommanderDashboard.
  4. Leave the Physical Path empty.
  5. Change the Binding Type to https.
  6. Enter the Host Name as the Dashboard host name that was needed as part of the Pre-Requisite.
  7. Select your SSL Certificate.
  8. Uncheck the Start Website Immediately box and click OK.
  9. Navigate to C:\inetpub\AccessCommanderDashboard directory in Windows Explorer.
  10. Replace the web.config file with the web.config located in the IISConfigurationFiles\AccessCommanderDashboard folder located in the location where you deployed the application during Step 3.
  11. Navigate to the AccessCommanderDashboard Site in IIS Manager and double-click the URL Rewrite module.
  12. Click on View Server Variables from the right Navigation Panel.
  13. Click on Add and enter HTTP_X_ORIGINAL_ACCEPT_ENCODING for the Server Variable Name and click OK.
  14. Click on Add and enter HTTP_ACCEPT_ENCODING for the Server Variable Name and click OK.
  15. Launch services.msc and Start ACv4-Dashboard service.
  16. Start the AccessCommanderDashboard Site in IIS.