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Beginning ASP.NET 3.5 in C# 2008: From Novice to Professional, Second Edition by Matthew MacDonald

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9.2. Internet Information Services (IIS)

As you've probably guessed by now, deploying a web application is just the process of copying your web application files to a web server. By taking this step, you accomplish three things:

  • You ensure your web applications are available even when Visual Studio isn't running.

  • You allow users on other computers to run your web applications. (The Visual Studio web server handles only local requests.)

  • Your web application URLs will no longer need a port number.

Depending on your organization, you may be in charge of deploying web applications, or a dedicated web administrator may handle the process. Either way, it's worth learning the deployment process, which is quite straightforward.

9.2.1. The Many Faces ...

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