Installing InfoPath Forms Services – SharePoint 2010

Problem usually experienced:

With a fresh install of SharePoint 2010, you cannot find InfoPath Forms Services under General Application Settings in Central Admin.

It’s also not visible under ‘Manage Service Applications’


Manually activate the feature using the stsadm command in management shell.

  1. Login to host with admin rights
  2. Open SharePoint 2010 Management Shell
  3. Run the following command
    c:\program files\common files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\14\bin\stsadm -o installfeature -name IPFSAdminWeb

Login to Central Administration and click on General Application Settings and you will see InfoPath Forms Services

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7 Responses to Installing InfoPath Forms Services – SharePoint 2010

  1. codenamesantosh says:

    Nice article..

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  3. G PRATAP says:

    There is no file like IPFSAdminWeb…..Please Help Me

  4. Gvadelupr says:

    install MS office form server 2007 first

  5. saeed says:

    tanks very very very very very mush !

  6. Alex says:


  7. Halra says:

    i still use SharePoint 2010 on my computer,
    thank you for this tutorial, i got some error

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