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How to Setup Foxit PDF SDK for Web with Microsoft IIS

Microsoft Internet Information Services activation

Any website based on Microsoft’s .NET framework is published under Internet Information Services, the official Windows web server. IIS is available by default in any Windows machine for a while, but it needs to be activated. This article will not go through the activation process. For that, go to Microsoft’s tutorial to enable IIS in your machine before you continue this guide.

Setup Foxit PDF SDK with IIS

To setup the viewer, please follow the steps outlined below, this guide is using Windows 10.

Once you have IIS set up and running, go to your Start menu and search for ‘IIS’, you should be able to see ‘Internet Information Service Manager’ application.

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On the IIS Manager Control Panel, click on your device in the top left and select ‘Add New Website’

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On the ‘Add Website’ dialog, please add your website detail and browse the content directory to where your Foxit PDF SDK for Web folder is located. Also, select your local IP.

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Once you have added the details, click on ‘Connect as…’.

Select ‘Specific User’ and click on ‘Set…’ to set the user of the machine and login password

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All done! Go to http://{{ip}}:{{port}}/index.html in your browser and you Foxit PDF SDK for Web viewer will be displayed!

Updated on November 14, 2019

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