Appendix A. Creating and Deploying Applications in IIS
Unlike earlier generations of applications, deploying Web applications in general, and ASP.NET applications specifically, does not require modifying the registry or installing Component Object Model (COM) components. However, you must still perform some administrative tasks to prepare your application to work on another machine.
Creating an Application in IIS
To process ASP.NET Web pages on the Web server through Internet Information Services (IIS), you must first create an application in IIS. To IIS, an application isn’t just your Web code. It’s a specific setting used to bring IIS internal operations into play ...