Using Web Deploy

Packaging and Restoring a Web site

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Faith A

This quick guide will show you how to create an package (compressed file) of a Web site, and then restore the site from the package. Prerequisites This guide requires the following prerequisites: ....

Using Custom Manifests

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Faith A

This quick guide will help you create a custom manifest and synchronize it. We will synchronize a Web site and include the application pool, an external directory, and an assembly and COM object th...

Viewing Web Site Dependencies

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Faith A

This quick guide will help you run getDependencies and review the dependencies for a website. How to View Dependencies Read our View Dependencies guidance for more information. Discuss in IIS Forum...

Migrate a Web Site from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7 or above

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Faith A

This quick guide will help you migrate a Web site from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7 or above by using the Web Deployment Tool. What kinds of migrations can I accomplish with the Web Deployment Tool? Migrate 1...

Synchronize IIS 6.0 Web Sites

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Faith A

This quick guide will guide you through the process of using the Web Deployment Tool to synchronize a Web site fon an IIS 6.0 source computer to an IIS 6.0 destination computer. You can do this by...

Synchronize IIS

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Faith A

This quick guide will guide you through the process of using the Web Deployment Tool to synchronize a Web site on an IIS source computer to an IIS destination computer. You can do this by "pushing"...

Synchronizing Two IIS Servers with PHP

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Tim Ammann

This article will guide you through the process of using Web Deploy to synchronize an entire IIS 7 or above Web server that has PHP installed to another IIS 7 or above server. Article Goal: To sync...

Export a Package through IIS Manager

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Faith A

This quick guide will help you create a package of your Web application using the IIS Manager, including a SQL database. Prerequisites This guide requires the following prerequisites: .NET Framewor...

Import a Package through IIS Manager

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Faith A

This quick guide will help you install a package of your Web application using the IIS Manager, including a SQL database. To create a package, see Export a Package through IIS Manager . Prerequisit...

Configure the Web Deployment Handler

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Faith A

This guide provides a basic overview of the steps to configure the Web Deployment handler on your hosted server and test that a user can deploy applications to a Web site. This setup will be using...

Using Web Deploy for Web Farms

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Faith A

Web Deploy (Web Deployment Tool) is an IIS Extension that simplifies the migration, management and deployment of IIS Web servers, Web applications and Web sites. Administrators can use the Web Depl...

Use the Web Deployment Tool

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Tali Smith

The Microsoft® Web Deployment Tool simplifies the migration, management, and deployment of Internet Information Services (IIS) Web servers, Web applications, and Web sites. Administrators can use c...

Microsoft Web Deploy v2: Readme

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Bilal Aslam

Web Deploy v2 Readme Overview The Web Deploy is a tool for simplifying migration, management and deployment of Web applications, sites and servers. It can be used to package a Web site, automatical...

Introduction to Web Deploy

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Harsh Mittal

Web Deploy is an extensible client-server tool for syncing content and configuration to IIS. Web Deploy is used primarily in two scenarios: Developers use it to sync (aka ‘publish’) a compiled web...

PowerShell scripts for automating Web Deploy setup

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Kristina Olson

Description: The v2.1 release of Web Deploy installs several PowerShell scripts that make it easy to configure your IIS server so that users can publish to it by using Web Deploy. This page shows y...

Building a Web Deploy Package from Visual Studio 2010

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Ben Byrd

Summary So far, we have installed Web Deploy on a web server and enabled non-administrators to deploy applications to IIS 7. In this walkthrough, we will learn how developers can create Web Deploy...

Web Deploy Parameterization

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Web Deploy Team

Introduction to Parameterization Web application development most often involves deploying code in different environments: development, staging, or production servers. Each environment might use a...

Microsoft Web Deploy v3 Readme

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Harsh Mittal

The Web Deploy is a tool for simplifying migration, management and deployment of Web applications, sites and servers. It can be used to package a Web site, automatically including content, configur...

Web Deploy Automatic Backups

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Elliott Hamai

Introduction In V3, Web Deploy is introducing an automatic server-side backup feature for IIS 7 and above. When automatic backups are configured on the server and a user publishes to his site using...

Web Deploy PowerShell Cmdlets

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Owais Shaikh

Web Deploy V3.0 ships with PowerShell cmdlets for carrying out most of the tasks supported by the Web Deploy API [Microsoft.Web.Deployment]. You can read more about this API here . These cmdlets ar...

Changing authentication mode for a given website

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Elliott Hamai

This is a new Web Deploy provider which will provide support for changing authentication mode for a given website. Many a times in enterprise environments applications want to choose their own auth...

Parameterization improvements in Web Deploy V3

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Harsh Mittal

Earlier versions of Web Deploy only supported replacing attribute values which already existed as part of the package. In Web Deploy V3 we have added support for Extend the current xml parameteriza...

dbDacFx Provider for Incremental Database publishing

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Ahmed ElSayed

Introduction In V3 we are adding a new database sync provider that is called dbDacFx. As the name suggests, this provider is making use of the new Data-Tier Applications Framework (Dacpac Framework...