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How to Create an ASP Web Applicationin IIS 5.0

1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Services Manager.
2. Click to expand * server name, where server name is the name of the server.

Right-click the directory that you want to use as the application starting point, and then click Properties.

NOTE: You can use the home directory of a Web site as the application starting point.


In the directory name Properties dialog box (where directory name is the name of the directory that you selected), do one of the following:

If you selected a Web site, click the Home Directory tab.


If you selected a virtual directory, click the Virtual Directory tab.


If you selected a physical directory, click the Directory tab.

Under Application Settings, click Create.

NOTE: If the Create button is not present, a default application has already been specified. In this case, click Remove to remove the default application, and then click Create.

6. In the Application name box, type the name of the application that you want. Note that the application starting point is displayed next to Starting point.

In the Execute Permissions list, click the level of permissions that you want to give this application. For example, for ASP scripts or Internet Database Connector (IDC) scripts, click Scripts only.

NOTE: The Scripts only option is more secure than the Scripts and Executables option.

8. In the Application Protection list, click High (Isolated), and then click Apply.
9. Click the Documents tab.
10. If your application uses a default document that is not displayed in the document list, click Add.
11. Type the name of the document in the Default Document Name box, and then click OK.
12. Select the newly added document, and then click the up arrow button until the new document is at the top of the document list.

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