The next series postings are related to using the Web Deploy utility for migrating IIS content between environments or standing up a new IIS server and adding to a farm. These posts will help you create an effective plan and procedures to manage the migration process.

If you are a Microsoft Premier customer and would like for a PFE to come onsite and assist with the planning and execution phases, please contact your TAM have them create an onsite request for the service.

The links to the postings will be added once the post is live.

Planning for the Migration:

Server Level Migration:

Complete Web Site Level Migration:

Web Site File Migration and Synchronization:

Application Migration:

IIS 6.0 to IIS 7.x or IIS 8 Migration:

Individual File Compare:

Transform values in the Web.config: