If you haven’t yet, make sure to check out the new administration tool which allows you to view and change: 1. Security settings • Authentication type • Configure role based authorization 2. Application settings – yes, finally there is a tool to help you create and update web.config file 3. Take an application offline 4. Configure SMTP 5. Turn on debugging and tracing 6. Define default error page 7. Specify a data provider that stores user membership (SQL and Access databases supported out-of-the-box)
To view the site settings, navigate tohttp://localhost/asp.netwebadminfiles/default.aspx?applicationPhysicalPath=C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\YourAppName\&applicationUrl=/YourAppName.
You can also navigate to it from Visual Studio – open your web project, then, from the Website menu, select ASP.NET configuration.
The source for the admin tool’s pages is found in C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ASP.NETWebAdminFiles folder.