Deploying ASP.NET Applications in IIS 6.0
Updated: August 22, 2005
Applies To: Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 with SP1
Microsoft® Windows® Server 2003 includes support for ASP.NET applications and the Microsoft .NET Framework version 1.1 with the operating system installation. This chapter describes how to deploy ASP.NET applications on a newly installed server running Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0. Version 1.1 of the .NET Framework is installed with Windows Server 2003. Most ASP.NET applications run without modification on version 1.1 of the .NET Framework.
You can use the Web Platform Installer (Web PI) to easily install IIS, and applications that run on IIS. The Web PI is a free, lightweight tool that lets you install IIS and related technologies such as ASP.NET, SQL Server Express, Visual Web Developer, other popular Web applications, and more. Because the Web PI installs the latest versions of available Web Platform offerings, with just a few simple clicks you can download and install any new tools or updates. To learn more about the Web PI, see Learn more and install the Web PI.