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PingAccess Agent for IIS

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Prior to starting the installation of the PingAccess Agent for IIS, shut down any running programs, including the Windows Event Viewer. Running applications may cause the installation to fail.

To install the PingAccess Agent for IIS, perform the following steps:

  1. Unzip the PingAccess Agent for IIS zip file.
    Note: The installer cannot be run from inside the zip file; it must first be extracted.
  2. Run the pingaccess-agent-iis.msi installer.
  3. In the PingAccess Console, navigate to the Sites & Agents page.
  4. Edit a configured agent. If the agent has not yet been created, follow the procedure in the PingAccess User Interface Reference Guide.
  5. In the shared secret, click the download icon to download the configuration. The configuration file will be named <agentname>
  6. Copy the <agentname> file to C:\Program Files\Ping Identity\PingAccess Agent for IIS\
  7. (Conditional) If the agent is running on Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7.0, perform the following steps:
    1. Download the certificate for the KeyPair associated with the Agent HttpsListener
    2. In Windows Explorer, double-click the certificate to view the certificate information.
    3. Click Install Certificate to start the Certificate Import Wizard, then click Next.
    4. When prompted to select a certificate store, select Place all certificates in the following store, then click Browse.
    5. Enable Show physical stores, then expand Trusted Root Certification Authorities and select Local Computer.
    6. Click OK, then click Next.
    7. Click Finish to exit the Wizard.
  8. Restart Microsoft IIS Server on the system by performing the following steps:
    1. Launch Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
    2. Navigate to the web server node in the Connections tree.
    3. In the Actions pane, click Restart.
    Tip: Alternatively, the command iisreset /restart can be used to restart the IIS service.

Tags Capability > API Security; Capability > Web Access Management; Hosting Environment > On-Premises; Operating System > Windows; Product > PingAccess > PingAccess Agent for IIS; Task Type > Installation