How to Deploying applications without IIS? aka Casini?

Posted on 2006-04-10
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

I was looking on solutions where I could deploy my web applications without having to install IIS on client computer. I found Casini Web Server. I wanted to know if there other solutions like this and what was your experience with Casini


Question by:blueglacier
    LVL 22

    Expert Comment

    by:Ivo Stoykov
    Hello blueglacier,
    ASP needs a server. Easiest is to use IIS.


    LVL 6

    Accepted Solution

    Cassini is a pretty good solution as it is free and even comes with source code. Note that to use it as a web server that processes requests from outside the local machine, you'd need to tweak it to comment out a few lines.

    Check out the following article that describes it in more detail, as well as offers some customization tips:


    You could also try running ASP.NET on Apache. Apache is a popular open source web server that's often used on Unix/Linux web servers, but it comes for Windows as well.

    This article/blog post describes how to configure Apache with ASP.NET.

    Hope this helps!
    LVL 1

    Author Comment

    Thanks for your answer enwhysee. I was waiting for some other suggestions, but yours will do.

    I readed the articles and I found out that there are some other customizations of the Casini web server that may work better. They are basically enhancemnets on the Casini. The most important ones are the abilitiy to run multiple applications and the fact that Casini can be installed as a windows service.


    Write Comment

    Please enter a first name

    Please enter a last name

    We will never share this with anyone.

    Featured Post

    How to run any project with ease

    Manage projects of all sizes how you want. Great for personal to-do lists, project milestones, team priorities and launch plans.
    - Combine task lists, docs, spreadsheets, and chat in one
    - View and edit from mobile/offline
    - Cut down on emails

    Lots of people ask this question on how to extend the “MembershipProvider” to make use of custom authentication like using existing database or make use of some other way of authentication. Many blogs show you how to extend the membership provider c…
    It was really hard time for me to get the understanding of Delegates in C#. I went through many websites and articles but I found them very clumsy. After going through those sites, I noted down the points in a easy way so here I am sharing that unde…
    It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages.
    Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.

    758 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

    Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

    Join & Ask a Question

    Need Help in Real-Time?

    Connect with top rated Experts

    7 Experts available now in Live!

    Get 1:1 Help Now