Kim Spasaro

How Run an ASP.NET Website on Your Local IIS Server

November 10, 2017

Developing ASP.NET applications with Visual Studio allows you to quickly and easily serve applications from your local machine. However, serving applications through Visual Studio isn’t always (or even usually) ideal. This guide explains how to run an ASP.NET web forms application from your local Windows IIS server using the IIS Manager.

Required Software


Enable ASP.NET and IIS Features

Build Your App

Build You App with Visual Studio

Build Your App with MsBuild

Run Your App on IIS

Create Your IIS Application

Give IIS Permission to Read+Execute Your App

View Your App