How to Deploy an ASP.NET Application to a Plesk Hosting Server Print

  • Updated on 07-May-2024
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Welcome! If you're reading this, you're likely looking for guidance on deploying your ASP.NET application to a Plesk hosting server. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting, this step-by-step guide will walk you through the process. We're here to assist you, so let's dive in!

Before proceeding, ensuring your IP address is properly configured is important. To do this, navigate to Settings > Manage Domain > IP Address and make the necessary changes.

Step 1: Prepare Your ASP.NET Application

Firstly, you need to compile your ASP.NET application into a deployable format. Open your project in Visual Studio and go to Build > Publish. Select the 'Release' mode to ensure your app is optimized for deployment.

Step 2: Access Your Plesk Panel

After preparing your application, navigate to your Plesk panel. You can typically access this by visiting your domain and appending "/plesk" to the end.

Step 3: Create a New Website or Domain

Once inside the Plesk Panel, click on 'Websites & Domains'. Then click 'Add New Website' or 'Add New Domain', depending on your specific requirements. Input the necessary details, such as domain name and root directory.

Step 4: Upload Your ASP.NET Application

With the new website or domain set up, it's time to upload your ASP.NET application. Click on 'File Manager' under the respective website or domain. In the file manager, navigate to the 'httpdocs' folder and upload your application files.

Step 5: Configure ASP.NET Settings

Plesk has the option to configure ASP.NET settings. Click on 'ASP.NET Settings' under your website or domain, and ensure that the version matches the version your application is developed in.

Step 6: Test Your Application

After configuring the ASP.NET settings, it's time to test your application. Navigate to your domain in a web browser to see if your ASP.NET application is functioning as expected.

Remember, you've chosen Plesk for its simplicity and robustness. So, if you encounter any issues while following this guide, don't hesitate to check out our comprehensive knowledge base or contact our support team.

Here are some additional tips for deploying ASP.NET applications to a hosting server with Plesk:

  • You can also use the Plesk File Manager to upload your ASP.NET application files to the Document Root directory.
  • You can use the Plesk¬†Web Applications¬†tool to configure the settings for your ASP.NET application.

Lastly, if you're still exploring your options for ASP.NET hosting, HosterPK offers an excellent platform for ASP.NET hosting with great support and affordable pricing options.

That's it! You've successfully deployed an ASP.NET application to a Plesk hosting server with these steps. Stay creative and happy coding!


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