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Publishing through Visual Studio or Visual Web Developer


WebDeploy has made a lot of things easier in development and configuration. But if you are using either Visual Studio or Visual Web Developer, you’ll notice unlike WebMatrix it doesn’t support importing publishSettings directly — which means you have to input the setting manually before you publish any applications. When you are inputting the publish URL, this is where things get tricky. Instead of using default URL from publishSettings file, you have to input a FULL service URL into Visual Studio / Visual Web Developer or else you’ll get an error like “ERROR 1: Invalid Web Deploy Service URL”.

The full service URL should be:

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Written by Phi 9 World

May 16th, 2012 at 3:30 am