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Hosting Blazor PWA application on IIS

December 30, 2021

Install the .NET Core Hosting Bundle

Download .NET Core Hosting Bundle

Download and install the bundle Restart the system. Installing .NET Core Hosting Bundle

Publish app

Publish an app means to produce a compiled app that can be hosted by a server

Right click server project then select publish Publish menu

select folder option Select folder publish option

select location then click finish Select publish location

click publish

Deploy app

Deploy an app means to move the published app to a hosting system.

  • copy the publish folder into IIS system’s local folder.

    • Here, I am using two different system. one for development and one for hosting. We generated publish folder in the development system and we have to copy that folder into publish’s system.

create site in IIS Add website menu in IIS

select publish folder Config option for web IIS

Change application pool settings Change application pool settings

In turn windows feature on/off, select all application development options like the below. Select all dev options in windows feature on off

Change user settings like below screen. Change user access settings

Ensure the test settings works. Ensure user access works

HTTPS in localhost

Open powershell with administrator (run as admin) and run the below command

New-SelfSignedCertificate -DnsName "localhost" -CertStoreLocation "cert:\LocalMachine\My"

Run command in powershell

  1. Start —> Run —> mmc
  2. File -> Add or Remove Snap-ins -> Certificates -> Add -> Computer account -> Local computer. Click Finish.
  3. Expand the Personal folder and you will see your localhost certificate:
  4. Copy the certificate into Trusted Root Certification Authorities - Certificates folder.

Copy localhost certificate

Map https in IIS create https map iis

Open the port 8080 and 8081 in windows firewall. Open the port Add a new rule port, and open 8080 port

now, visit the URL and you can see https in localhost localhost https


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