Tip/Trick: How to Run a Root / Site with the Local Web Server using VS 2005 SP1

Posted by: ScottGus Blog, on 20 Dec 2006 | View original | Bookmarked: 0 time(s)

One of the questions I'm often asked is whether it is possible to run an ASP.NET web-site project as a top-level root "/" site using the built-in VS web-server and the VS 2005 Web Site Project model. By default, when you open a web-site as a file-system based web site project and run it, VS will launch and run the built-in web-server using a virtual app path that equals the project's root directory name.  For example: if you have a project named "Foo", it will launch and run in the built-in...

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