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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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Download and install here - http://www.iis.net/download/WebDeploy

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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

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