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How to install Web Deploy for IIS, now that Web Platform Installer has been retired?

I'm trying to install WebDeploy (for publishing IIS sites from remote Visual Studio) on a new Windows Server 2022 machine. We used to use the Web Platform Installer to install WebDeploy, however this ...
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How do I download PHP 5.2.17 OFFLINE on Windows Server 2012

I am currently trying to figure out a way to install PHP 5.2.17 on a production server we currently have. How can I go about this? I have tried WebPICMD.exe /Offline /Products:PHP52 /Path:C:\webpioff,...
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Web Platform Installer wants to install MySql even though it's already there

I'm trying to use Web Platform Installer to install WordPress on my Server 2016 system. When I run it, the first thing it asks for under prerequisites is to install MySql, which it says is not ...
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.NET 3.5 SP 1 and Web Platform Installer

I manage a Windows Server 2008 R2 box which has a .NET Framework related security issue that showed up in a recent security scan. Below are the security scan results: The following Microsoft .NET ...
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Why does Web Platform Installer not present .NET Framework 4.6.x for installation?

We have a Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 web server and I need to deploy .NET Framework 4.6.x (probably 4.6.2). I cannot seem to find this version in Web Platform Installer 5.0. It does however offer ....
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Installing PHP 7 on Microsoft IIS

I'm trying to install PHP 7 on IIS using Windows Server 2012 R2 x64 Microsoft recommends that one should install PHP with their Web Platform Installer. After doing this I have PHP installed, but I ...
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Why does Web Platform installer try to repair itself every 40 mins?

I'm seeing Web Platform installer do a repair/reinstall on my win 2008 r2 server (Build: 7601: Service Pack 1). Web Platform installer has been initially installed on this machine via chef (the 'iis' ...
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Installing Application Request Routing via WebPICmd On Azure Web Role

As the title indicates, I created a startup task in my Azure Web Role to install ARR on the servers, here is the command: >WebPiCmd /install /Products:"ARRv3_0" it works locally on my machine, ...
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Web Platform Installer 5.0 start error. 'version' start tag on line 118400

On a non-activated Windows 2012 VM template, I get the following error when trying to launch the Microsoft Web Platform Installer 5.0. The 'version' start tag on line 118400 position 8 does not match ...
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Can't launch web platform installer

I need to install url-rewrite module (windows server 2008) - while extension starts setup it tries to launch web platform installer- get error: Unable download the product list from. Check your ...
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Permissions error when using WebPi under Cygwin SSH

Trying to install web package in WebPI via Cygwin SSH (for automation) returns this error: There was an error reading IIS configuration schema from 'C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\config\schema\'. When ...
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How do I uninstall python from web platform installer?

I've installed python and some other packages using web platform installer, but I was having some issues getting a Django project to work so I uninstalled everything and am trying to get it going from ...
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How to Update Redmine on Windows (Helicon Zoo)

Quite some time ago I installed Redmine 2.1.2.stable using Helicon Zoo feed. And it's been working great (minus multi-minute app pool warm up times). What's the best way to upgrade to the latest ...
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Installing Azure 1.8 SDK via WebpiCmd

I'm trying to install the Azure 1.8 SDK for Visual Studio 2012 via webpicmd.exe as shown on the SDK download page: http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=35448 The command I'm trying ...
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What is the difference, if any, between Web Deployment Tool 2.1 and Web Deployment Tool 2.1 for Hosting Servers?

Microsoft's Web Platform Installer lists "Web Deployment Tool 2.1" with a release date of 4/11/2011, and "Web Deployment Tool 2.1 for Hosting Servers" with a release date of 4/8/2011. As far as I can ...
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All PHP sites stopped working on IIS7, internal server error 500

I installed multiple drupal 7 sites using the Web Platform Installer on Windows Server 2008. Until know they worked without any problems, but recently internal server error 500 started to show up (...
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What is included in MS WebPI's Recommended Server Configuration for Web Hosting Providers

Microsoft's Web Platform Installer includes an item titled: Recommended Server Configuration for Web Hosting Providers This sounds handy, but I'm not about to install it without knowing what sort of ...
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Microsoft Web Farm Framework failing due to lack of hard drive space

I have Microsoft Web Farm Framework setup in a production environment and it seems to work well (better than keeping the servers in sync manually) except that it is causing an excessive number of log ...
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How do I uninstall a Web Platform Installer (WPI) installation of PHP?

We've installed PHP on a Windows Server 2008 R2 box using Web Platform Installer (WPI) 3.0.x. However, I'd like to uninstall PHP (5.3 in particular, leaving 5.2 as-is). Unfortunately, an uninstall ...
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Microsoft Web Platform Installer -- Intended for production use?

Web PI seems to make it very easy to install popular open-source apps and keep it up-to-date, even if based on a non-MS software stack (like Wordpress). Given I'm only familiar with the Microsoft ...
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MVC3 Wildcard scriptmaps in IIS6

I'm moving an asp.net MVC3 appliaction from its test box to the live server. I've noticed that although its been working on the test box Windows Server 2003 Web Edition SP2 there is no wildcard ...
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local php.ini file does not load in IIS 7

I have PHP 5.3.5 installed on IIS 7 which I installed through WebPI (Web Platform Installer). I would like to have some global settings controlled on a site by site basis but I am unable to have the ...
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Installing My Own Application via the MS Web Platform Installer

Can I use the Microsoft Web Platform Installer to install an application that I create? Everything I've seen/read so far seems to indicate it can be used to update IIS, download components as well as ...
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Installing WWW-development system on Linux

I would like to learn to build WWW-pages on my own computer. I have Linux Mint Helena so is it possible to install some system into it (MySQL, Drupal, ...) so that I can put my pages to it and whose ...
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How can I install ASP.NET MVC 1 on a new Windows Server 2008 R2 server?

I have a new Windows Server 2008 R2 box that is successfully running several applications built for ASP.NET MVC 2. I now am trying to run an older application that was build for ASP.NET MVC 1. The ...
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Web Platform Installer - Wants to instal SQL 2008 Express when I already have SQL 2008 Standard installed

I'm finding my use of the Web Platform Installer somewhat muted by it's insistence on trying to install SQL Express when I already have a full copy of SQL Server installed. Why is this happening? Is ...
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