Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Preparing Your IIS Server for Future Mosaic Vivarium Updates


This topic is for customers with Mosaic Vivarium installed on local servers.  Releases of Mosaic Vivarium after June 2011 will require the following features on your IIS server:

  • .NET 4
  • URL Rewrite Module 2.0

Please take a few minutes soon to make the preparations shown below.


The Microsoft .NET Framework 4 installer can be found here:

The URL Rewrite Module 2.0 installer can be found here:

The installation takes a few minutes and does not require a server reboot.  Once completed, you will have a new Feature in your IIS Management Console:


We also anticipate using an ASP.NET v4.0 application pool in Integrated pipeline mode.  Instructions regarding this configuration change will accompany future updates.


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