How to Run a Root / Site with the VS/VWD 2005 Local Web Server

Posted by: ScottGus Blog, on 21 Nov 2005 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

One of the questions Ive been asked a few times is whether it is possible to build and run an ASP.NET web-app as a top-level root site using the VS 2005 local, built-in, web-server (which is the default web-server used when you open a web-site as a file-system based web).   By default, when you open a web-site as a file-system based web and run the project, VS will launch and run the built-in web-server using a virtual app path that equals the projects root directory name.  For example:...

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