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How to use the FrontPage MMC Snap-in to administer Webs on FrontPage Server Extensions


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Summary

After you upgrade to the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions, and you try to open the FrontPage Server Administrator using the old shortcut in c:\Program Files\Microsoft FrontPage\FrontPage Server Administrator, or by clicking Start, Programs, Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack, Microsoft Internet Information Server, FrontPage Server Administrator, the following message occurs:
There is a newer version of the server extensions on this machine.
To configure these extensions, use the Server Extensions Administrator or the Internet Service Manager.
This article details where the new administration features are located. For a complete explanation of all of the administration features include in FrontPage 2000, please see the Server Extensions Resource Kit at:

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After you upgrade to the FrontPage 2000 Server Extensions, you need to use the new administrative tools that are accessed through the FrontPage MMC snap-in. The Microsoft FrontPage MMC snap-in is a Microsoft Windows program that you use to administer the FrontPage Server Extensions and FrontPage Extended Webs. You can use it to extend virtual servers, create subwebs, upgrade the Server Extensions on a Web, convert folders into subwebs, recalculate hyperlinks in a Web, and much more.

To administer FrontPage Webs on IIS 4.0 and Windows NT 4.0 using the functionality of the FrontPage MMC Snap-in, perform the following steps:
  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack, point to Microsoft Internet Information Server, and then click Internet Service Manager.
  2. In the Console tree, click the plus sign (+) next to Internet Information Server, and then click the plus sign (+) next to the computer name.
  3. Select the virtual server that you want to configure the Server Extensions (for instance, Default Web Site).
  4. Right-click the Default Web Site, and then select Task.
  5. Additional settings can be accessed by right-clicking on the virtual server, selecting Properties, and then clicking the Server Extension tab.
  6. If Tasks is disabled (grayed out) or if the there is no Server Extensions tab, do the following:

    1. On the Console Menu, select Console, and choose Add/Remove Snap- in.
    2. Select the Extensions tab and check the FrontPage Server Extensions box.
To administer FrontPage Webs on Netscape, WebSite, or IIS 3.0 Web servers on a computer running Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Personal Web Server, or Peer Web Services on Windows NT Workstation 4.0, using the functionality of the FrontPage MMC Snap-in, do the following:
  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Server Extensions Administrator.
  2. Click the plus sign (+) next to FrontPage Server Extensions.
  3. Select the computer name, select New, and choose Web to install the Server Extensions.
  4. If the extensions are already installed, click the plus sign (+) next to the computer name.
  5. Select the virtual server (for instance 80 or /LM/W3SVC/1).
  6. Right-click and select Task or Properties.

To administer FrontPage Webs on Windows 95 or Windows 98 using the functionality of the FrontPage MMC Snap-in, do the following:
  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Microsoft Office Tools, and then click Server Extensions Administrator.
  2. Click the plus sign (+) next to FrontPage Server Extensions.
  3. Select the computer name, select New, and choose Web to install the Server Extensions.
  4. If the extensions are already installed, click the plus sign (+) next to the computer name.
  5. Select the virtual server (for instance 80).
  6. Right-click and select Task or Properties.

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Keywords: KB216846, kbpending, kbweb, kbwebserver, kbprb

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Article Info
Article ID : 216846
Revision : 5
Created on : 8/22/2007
Published on : 8/22/2007
Exists online : False
Views : 315