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I'm currently investigating options to script automated deployment of an ASP.NET web app. Using MSBuild I can create a package and import it manually or by script into a server running IIS 7.

However, after reading instructions, such as Vishal Joshi's blog about WebDeploy, I'm finding I don't have the Deploy options available on IIS to try out. I have a Win2008R2 server with IIS 7.5 and have installed the Management Service (WMSvc) component.

I don't see the Deploy section shown in Vishal's screenshot:

What do I need to install or change to give me import and export? I need to also do this by command line to import with setParameters.xml for parameter evaluation.

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I installed Web Deploy 3.5 on an IIS 7.5 in Windows 2008R2, but the management options aren't showing up in IIS Manager. I did the same thing on Windows 2012 with IIS 8, and they showed up fine. Are there other steps involved besides installing the link in the accepted answer? – crush Apr 8 '15 at 18:31
Just as a side note to this there is some bug where they sometimes don't show up. If you install them on multiple machines they don't always show up.... – runxc1 Bret Ferrier Apr 4 at 16:57
up vote 6 down vote accepted

Download and install here -

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Thanks, that was the missing link. Just that none of the docs come out and say (clearly) that Web Deploy provides that functionality. – spoulson Mar 31 '11 at 20:57

i have windows 10. Even with Web Deploy 3.6, i didn't have the import/export application options in iis. To correct this, I installed web deployment tool 2.1 from the web platform installer.

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