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Problem understanding MSDeploy's -dest param

I have a site named myWeb. It's path is C:\inetpub\wwwroot\myWeb. I'm trying to devise the msdeploy commandline that will update the current contents with myWeb.zip's deployment package.

To my mind it should be:

"msdeploy" -verb:sync -source:contentPath="C:\deployContents\myWeb.zip" -dest:contentPath="C:\inetpub\wwwroot\myWeb" 

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or maybe just using the site name instead of the site's path. But i get:

Error: Cannot create the file 'C:\inetpub\wwwroot\myWeb' because a directory with the same name already exists.
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
I would use the second example on this page to do what you need..



juststeveAuthor Commented:
You make a good point - i should be explicitly coding objectives all the way from VS.
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