Setting up website and ftp access windows web server 2008
I've just rented my own cloud server from 1&1 which is running windows web server 2008. as a newbie to this i have not setup a website in this way before. Can anyone provide a decent walkthrough or link for completing this.
All we need to do is set up the http accessing the webpage and create a ftp to uploadthe files to the site (the usual).
Heres what i have done;
opened IIS (7.0.6)
right click -> add website.
added a name for the site undersite name (and left the name of the site as the application pool).
next i have selected the physical path to be;
(now if i click test settings i get the following;
a tick for pass through authentiction
and a warning sign for cannot verify access to path (C:\inetpub\wwwroot\<site name>\http)
i leave binding details all as default and start website immediately is ticked.
there is then a cross next to the newly addedwebsite in the list? am i doing something wrong here? i get the following warning
Unknown: the object identifier does notrepresent a valid object. (Exception fo HRESULT: 0x800710D8) (http)