PROBLEM DESCRIPTION =================== On a Windows 2003 64bit machine with both .NET Framework 1.1 and 2.0 installed, you are tying to configure a website on IIS, but you are unable to find the tab to specify ASP.NET settings.
SUMMARY of TROUBLESHOOTING ========================== Researched turned out this being a bug that is closed as "won't fix".
If you are gong to run IIS 32-bits on WOW64, MMC Support for ASP.Net snap-in is currently not allowed. We are in the process of writing a KB article to document this. In general the ASP.net tab is giving you the UI to configure the application to run different versions. You could use the specific version of aspnet_regiis.exe utility to configure this. The utility is aspnet_regiis -i under C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727, if you want your application to run under 2.0. There are several command switches to configure specific sites or directory only. If you see these problems on 32-bit OS there's a known workaround:
UPDATE (5th November, 2006) Just found this recently published KB article as official documentation: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;919283&sd=rss&spid=8940
Tom (and Jeremy and Vandana) has a solution, check it out
Thanks for the post been researching this for ages.
"won't fix".... brutal.......
How about someone compiles that as a standalone exe instead of a snap-in extension! oy!!
I have seen this after VMWare is installed.
backup IIS metabase using IIS admin.
Import metbase backup.
Seems to be legitimate: as referenced in ...
Remember this problem ? Well, Tom (and Jeremy and Vandana) has a solution     Carlo Quote of
Start installing ASP.NET (1.1.4322.0).
Finished installing ASP.NET (1.1.4322.0).
I follwed the above procedure, but still i am unable see the ASP .NET tab in IIS.
Can u give me any other solution.