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After you install the Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) server extensions, you may receive the following error message when you try to create a new Web site by using the Remote Administration (HTML) tool:
Web UI for Server Administration Error Unable to create the Web Site.
To work around this problem, use one of the following methods:
Method 1To avoid this problem, create the Web site by using the Remote Administration (HTML) tool before you install BITS. After you create the Web site and then install BITS, subsequent Web sites that you create do not experience this problem. If BITS is already installed, use Method 2.
Method 2Remove and then reinstall Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) and BITS at the same time. To do this, follow these steps:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.
Article ID: 832916 - Last Review: January 10, 2015 - Revision: 1.2