I use a Windows Server 2003 both as domain controller and for test and development - what can I do with ASP.NET machine account?
Posted on 2006-06-27
I have put the question in the title.
In my company I have a small network. At this time I can only afford 1 server and must use it for all internal purposes.
For different reasons I need a network with a domain controller.
I also have a production server in a hosting company.
For some time we (I and a few colleauges) have developed only on our own PC's and used the production server for test also.
Simple because all applications were new and because of this we could run our tests on the production server before we published them on their domain addresses.
Now I need my server for development and test before we deploy to the production server.
When I had finished installing IIS and .NET framework 2.0 on the server I created a few websites.
When I wanted to define permissions for the ASP.NET Machine Account on the sites I simple could not find the account.
I tried to search on google and found some stuff about permissions that seemed to be related only to ASP.NET 1.0.
I have found some material but it is not very clear what I must do.
Can anybody help?
I need to get some test sites up and running so I can run some demonstrations for a couple of new customers so it is a bit urgent.