Product Documentation

Provisioning Windows Web Hosting Services to Customers

Jun 05, 2015

To configure IIS servers and resources

  1. From the Services Manager menu bar, click Customers > Customer Services.
  2. In Customer Search, find the customer for whom you want to provision Web hosting services.
  3. In the services list, click Windows Web-Hosting configure resources.
  4. Under Servers and Resources, in Resource View, select one of the following views to display available resources:
    • None displays no resources.
    • Customer displays the total resources currently provisioned to the customer.
    • Reseller displays the total resources for Web sites and customers that have been provisioned by the reseller.
    • All displays the total resources for Web sites that have been provisioned to the reseller's customers as well as to the reseller itself.
  5. In the resource tree, expand a server collection node. The tree displays the servers configured to host the Web Hosting service.
  6. Select the servers and resources to use when provisioning Web hosting instances for the customer.
  7. Click Save to save your selections.

To provision a Web hosting instance to a customer

  1. From the Services Manager menu bar, click Customers > Customer Services.
  2. In Customer Search, find the customer for whom you want to provision Web hosting services.
  3. In the services list, click Windows Web-Hosting create an instance.
  4. In Instance Name, type the name of the Web hosting instance and click Create.
  5. In Customer Plan, select the template to assign to the customer.
  6. In Web Host Server, select the server to host the customer's Web site.
  7. Under Site Bindings, click Add and enter the site binding details for the customer's Web site.
    Note: For Web sites hosted on IIS 6, only HTTP and FTP binding types are available. For Web sites hosted in IIS 7, the HTTPS binding type is available in addition to HTTP and FTP types.
  8. Click Update to save your entry.
  9. Under Resource Configuration, to customize the default service settings, clear the Auto select package resource limits check box and make the appropriate changes.
  10. Click Advanced Settings and perform the following actions:
    1. In Maximum Users, select the Enabled check box and enter the total number of users that can be provisioned.
    2. In Billing, ensure the Enabled check box is selected so the service generates charges to the customer.
  11. Click Provision to create the customer's Web site.