Setup for Arvixe WebsitePanel:
1.) Login to your Arvixe WebsitePanel
2.) Click Web>Web Sites> yourwebsite.com
3.) Now under your web site’s Home Tab in the Authentication category make sure
Enable Integrated Windows Authentication isn’t checked And that
Enable Basic Authentication is checked
4.) Now under the Extensions Tab in the ASP.NET category if your site was built
with .NET 4.5 make sure that you set the dropdown box to 4.0 (Integrated)
SIDE NOTE: My website was built with ASP.NET MVC 4 and I set the dropdown to 4.0 (Integrated).
If you built yours with a different version of ASP.NET then set the dropdown box to the proper version.
5.) Now under the Management Tab you should see a Username that looks like
mywebsitename_admin. If it does not have a password then set it, otherwise the password should
be the password you used to log in to the WebPanel. Remember this username because it will be
used later on in Visual Studio
Create & Connect to your Arvixe Database: (Optional)
Create your Database:
1.) From your Arvixe WebsitePanel click Databases > SQL Server 2008 or MySQL 5.x
2.) Click on Create Database
3.) Enter a name for your Database then click Save
Create a user for your Database:
1.) Now that your Database has been created click Create User
2.) Enter a Username & Password then select the name of your database in the
Default database dropdown box
3.) Click Save
Visual Studio 2010 & Visual Studio 2012 Setup:
1.) In your Web.config add the following to your <connectionStrings> section (SQL Server 2008):
SIDE NOTE: The following Screenshots are from Visual Studio 2012
2.) Next in Visual Studio Right-Click on your project then select Publish
3.) You will be presented with this http://goo.gl/HVoX4 modal window.
Proceed to click on the dropdown box and select <New…>
4.) Enter a profile name then click OK Then Next >
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5.) In the Publish method dropdown box select Web Deploy
6.) For the Service URL enter in yourservername.arvixe.com
7.) For the Site/application enter in yoursitename.com
8.) For the User name enter in the username that was under your website’s Management Tab
9.) For the Password enter the password for the user specified above
10.) For the Destination URL enter your website’s address: http://yourwebsiteaddress.com
11.) Click Validate Connection. If you receive an error here stop and review the previous
information and try again. If successful then click Next >
12.) Select Release in the Configuration dropdown box
13.) In the Databases section you should see the connection string that you added earlier in your
Web.config. Click the dropdown box and select your connection string and also check the Use this
connection string at runtime checkbox. Then click Next >
14.) Preview the files that are about to be deployed to your site and once you’re done click Publish
15.) Congratulations! You have successfully deployed your ASP.NET Site to Arvixe.
If you have any questions or concerns please don’t hesitate to post them here and I will try to get back to you as soon as I can.
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