Normally there is a section in Central Administration under General Application Settings called InfoPath Forms Services. On our server the section was missing entirely.
The resolution for this is pretty simple. We simply need to install this feature as it does not appear to be installed by default.
- Login to Web Front end servers as an Admin.
- Open Administrative Command prompt.
- Change Directory, by running the command below.
- Run the command below to install the feature.
cd "c:\program files\common files\Microsoft Shared\Web Server Extensions\12\bin\"
“stsadm -o installfeature -name IPFSAdminWeb”
NOTE - If you receive a message that the feature is already installed but you do not see the feature on the "General Application Settings" page in central admin, activate the feature on central administration using the following command: