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Symptom:

You try to install the M&M Web-Interface and the installer dialog will rollback the installation right after you have started the installation or you can install the web-interface and the login page also shows up, but a login attempt returns an alert box “Error: Unknown or no data read from server”

Problem:

The M&M Web-Interface needs some IIS features that are not installed by default.

Solution

Installation of the M&M Web Interface

  • Login as the local system administrator (on Server 2008 the Domain Admin is not sufficient):
  • First install add the Web Server role to Server 2008 and add also during the install the following “Role Services”
    • +ISAPI Extensions (Is located under Application Development)
    • +IIS6 Management Compatibility (including all sub-elements. Is located under Management Tools)
  • Then install the (correct version 32bit or 64 bit of) web interface installer msi by double click.

 

Installation of the M&M Web Interface on Windows Server 2012/R2 with Powershell

Just run the following powershell commands to install all necessary components of IIS.

 

Installation of the M&M Web Interface on Windows Server 2016 with Powershell

Just run the following powershell commands to install all necessary components of IIS.

 

The web interface can by accessed by the following URL:

http://<machine you have installed the interface>/MenAndMice

If the index.htm can't be accessed as default web site (the above URL does not work)

Open the IIS Management Console and click at MenAndMice and select Handler Mappings
by double-click and select Edit Feature Permissions and in the dialog tick the checkbox
Scripts and confirm with OK

 

 

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