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Virtual Directories Page

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Use the Virtual Directories feature page to manage a list of virtual directories in an application.

Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings.

UI Element List

The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.

Feature Page Elements

 

Element Name Description

Application Path

Displays the application that contains each virtual directory.

Virtual Path

Displays the virtual path that is used in a URL to access the virtual directory.

Physical Path

Displays the physical path of the directory that holds the virtual directory's content.

Identity

Displays the user name of the custom identity (if configured) that is used to access content from the physical directory that is mapped to the virtual directory. If the identity is left blank, pass-through authentication is used to access the content.

Actions Pane Elements

The following table describes the actions available when connected to a server. When you are connected to a site or an application and select a virtual directory on the Virtual Directories page, the only available action is Browse.

 

Element Name Description

Add Virtual Directory

Opens the Add Virtual Directory dialog box in which you can add a virtual directory.

Set Virtual Directory Defaults

Opens the Virtual Directory Defaults dialog box in which you can configure default settings that apply to all virtual directories at the current level and below.

Explore

Opens the physical directory (in Windows Explorer) that is mapped to the selected virtual directory.

Edit Permissions

Opens the Windows Properties dialog box for the physical directory that is mapped to the selected virtual directory.

Remove

Removes the item that is selected from the list on the feature page.

Browse

Opens the selected virtual directory in an Internet browser.

Basic Settings

Opens the Edit Virtual Directory dialog box in which you can edit the settings that were specified when the selected virtual directory was created.

Advanced Settings

Opens the Advanced Settings dialog box in which you can configure advanced settings for the selected virtual directory.

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