Chapter 6. Hosting ASP.NET MVC applications

This chapter covers

  • Understanding server environment requirements
  • Revealing hosting options in IIS
  • Configuring different environments

Running an ASP.NET MVC application in Visual Studio is as easy as hitting F5, but what about deploying the application? In a Windows-hosted environment, web applications are typically deployed to Internet Information Services (IIS). But several versions of IIS are on the market, each with different configurations and options for hosting an ASP.NET MVC application. With new features like routing in some versions of IIS, hosting presents new challenges that didn’t exist with Web Forms applications.

In this chapter you’ll learn options for hosting in the various IIS ...

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