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What Is IIS Express?
Unable To Connect To Web Server IIS Express? IIS Express is a lightweight web server from Microsoft that’s great for developers testing websites locally. It runs as a Windows application and doesn’t require administrator privileges.
When you create a new website using the New Application Wizard in Logi Studio. The wizard detects whether IIS is installed on the computer and installs IIS Express if it’s not.
Unable To Connect To IIS Express:
IIS Express is a lightweight web server that can be used to serve up pages in a website directory. Great for testing web pages locally before deploying them to a production web server. It’s available as a component in all versions of Windows and can also be downloaded and installed separately.
It’s an ideal solution for developers and evaluators. Who do not have Administrative privileges or want to manage a full version of IIS. On their development or evaluation machines. It’s also a good alternative to using Apache as a Web Server. And can be used to host sites written in all modern variants of ASP.NET.
When you create a new Logi Application in Studio it will determine whether IIS is installed on your machine. If not it will offer to install the lightweight IIS Express Web Server. After IIS Express is installed Studio will adjust its prompts, wizards, and activities to be compatible with it. It’s worth noting that the compact.NET web server IIS Express is not a replacement for the full-featured. Enterprise-level Web Server IIS which is deployed on production servers.
You may get this error if another process is on. The machine is preventing IIS Express from starting up on a specific port. To check if this is the case run CM. And type netstat -aon to get a list of ports that are being used. Find the one that your Logi Application is attempting to use and note the PID (process ID) of the instance. You can then open task manager and kill the process with that PID to resolve the issue.
Unable To Access IIS Express:
IIS Express is a lightweight web server that can be used locally to serve up webpages. It is often a good choice for developers who wish to test their sites without. Having to deploy them to a live web server. It is also great for users who do not have Administrative privileges on their computers.
IIS comes in two flavors, the full-fat IIS that is deployed on live websites and IIS Express. IIS Express is the lighter version of IIS and is available for free from Microsoft. Logi Info and Logi Report include IIS Express. As part of the product users. Select it when creating a new.NET Logi application using the New Application wizard in Studio.
Occasionally users may encounter problems when attempting to start IIS Express on a specific port. This is usually due to a local application or service running on the machine that has reserved a port. A simple way to resolve this issue is to use the command. Line to view a list of ports that are currently excluded or reserved by running netstat -aon. This will provide a list of processes along with their PID. Which can be copied and used to start IIS Express on another port.
It is also a good idea to close any open applications or services. That may be using a particular port before starting IIS Express. Failure to do so could result in the error ‘Unable To Connect To Web Server’. In some cases, this error may occur when IIS Express is run on a virtual machine. In this case, the problem is likely to be a conflict with Hyper-V. Which has reserved ports and attempting to use them.
Unable To Open IIS Express:
IIS Express is a compact, lightweight web server that can be used to host a website locally. It’s a great tool for developers who want to test out their site code. Or just want to see how it will work in a browser. It’s free from Microsoft and can be installed using Microsoft’s Web Platform Installer (WebPI). Microsoft has also released a tool called IIS Manager that you can use to manage IIS Express sites and applications.
IIS Manager includes the Feature Delegation feature. Which allows you to configure the default delegation state for parts on a server. In the IIS Manager. Click the server node in the tree on the server home page or in the Connections pane. And then click Feature Delegation.
When you add a new site or application in IIS Manager. The Feature Delegation feature automatically creates a permission entry for the site or application. You can change the permission entry to assign a different user or group permissions. You can also enable or disable remote management on a per-site or per-application. Making it easier to debug calls. This is particularly helpful if you are trying to track down issues with your site. If you’re familiar with using a tool like Visual Studio. You can configure it to launch IIS Express when you build a solution.
Beginning with v11.0.519. Logi Info and Logi Report include the compact. NET-based web server IIS Express, and you can select this option. When running the New Application wizard for a new.NET Logi application. If you choose this option, Logi Info or Logi Report will install and start IIS Express on your computer.