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installing web deployment on iis

Topics: Installing Orchard
Feb 23, 2012 at 10:57 PM

I am trying to setup orchard on iis on both windows 7 and xp with iis7 and 5.1 respectivly.

But if simply un zip and copy the contents of the orchard folder into my iis directory and browse to the site all i see is a directory listing i think i must be missing a simple Step as i have not setup an mvc app before only web forms stuff.


Do i need any special plugins for mvc?

Feb 23, 2012 at 11:08 PM

All you need is for the app pool to be configured to use 4.0.

Feb 24, 2012 at 7:21 AM

The app pool is set to .net 4, do i need to set the default file? As there is no default.aspx or index page etc for mvc.

Feb 24, 2012 at 7:44 AM

No you don't. I'm a little confused by what you said first: are you on Win7 or XP, and are you on IIS 7 or 5.1? (because 5.1 won't work)

Feb 24, 2012 at 6:27 PM

I was using two machines hence the different iis versions but i will just work on windows 7 from now on. Ill try andset it up again and see if come to any problems.