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I'm using II7 to host my production sites as well as my staging sites. I want my staging sites to as closely mimic the functionality of my production sites as possible. However I run into problems ...
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Best practices for working with Development, Staging, Production server and SVN

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Fast swapping of production and staging in IIS

I'm using IIS 7 on my own dedicated server. Let's say I have two web applications. One points to folder A, and one points to folder B. The first is used for production and the second is for staging. ...