I was trying to remove FrontPage Server Extensions 2002 from the
default virtual web on my Windows Server 2003 install so that I
could install Windows SharePoint Services 2.0.
When I right clicked on the web and selected Remove Server
Extensions from the tasks menu, I got an error “Microsoft FrontPage
Server Extensions. Server extensions administration port not
For some reason, the admin port wasn’t set but according to
Phil Jankovitch, a quick fix is possible using the
owsadm tool from
FilesMicrosoft Sharedweb server extensions50bin
To check current admin port type:
To change admin port type:
owsadm -o setadminport -p where 8888 is a port number.