Web Deployment Tool Core Tasks

Applies To: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2003 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Vista, Windows XP

This section contains some core tasks that you can perform with Web Deploy. These include discovering the dependencies of a Web site or Web server; synchronizing Web sites and Web servers, both locally and remotely; using manifests to perform custom operations; and using Web Deploy's archive functionality to create and restore backups of Web sites and Web servers.

In This Section

Archiving and Restoring a Web Site

Viewing Dependencies

Synchronizing by using Packages

Synchronizing by using Archives

Synchronizing from a Remote Source

Migrating a Web Server from IIS 6.0 to IIS 7

Creating and Synchronizing a Custom Manifest