What is IIS web Deploy?

Web Deploy is an extensible client-server tool for syncing content and configuration to IIS. IT professionals use it to migrate websites & applications from an operating system running an older version of IIS such as IIS6 to an operating system running a newer version of IIS such as IIS 7.5.

What is MSDeploy?

MSDeploy is a command-line executable tool created by Microsoft, which implements web deploy functionality with many powerful features. To use MsDeploy you need to download and install Microsoft Web Deploy (here is a link to the installer).

What does MSDeploy exe do?

Automating Web Package Deployment deploy. cmd file or by using MSDeploy.exe directly, you can parameterize your commands and call them from a target in a Microsoft Build Engine (MSBuild) project file.

How do I run MSDeploy?

Go to C:\Windows\System32 and right click on CMD. EXE. Choose “Run as Administrator”. Once the command prompt is up, you will navigate to the folder level where MSDeploy.exe exists.

How do I deploy a website using IIS?

Create the publish settings file in IIS on Windows Server

  1. Close and reopen the IIS Management Console to show updated configuration options in the UI.
  2. In IIS, right-click the Default Web Site, choose Deploy > Configure Web Deploy Publishing.
  3. In the Configure Web Deploy Publishing dialog box, examine the settings.

Does web deploy recycle app pool?

Web Deploy has a provider, recycleApp, which allows you to perform certain operations on application pools. This provider only works on IIS7 and higher.

Does web Deploy recycle app pool?

Does web Deploy need IIS?

When the Web Platform Installer installs the Recommended Server Configuration for Web Hosting Providers, it configures the web server with the most common deployment for web hosting providers. This package makes sure that the IIS 8.0 or later prerequisites required for Web Deploy are installed.