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Is it possible to publish multiple web services (along with websites) on port 80 on an IIS server?

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I have a request to publish my new web service on port 80 of an IIS server.  At this time there are no other services or web sites running on that port but I suspect there might be in the future.  I want to advise my client of the possible pitfalls of choosing port 80 if that is an issue.

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Yes it is possible.
For example, if are using WCF to implement your web services, you just need to specify different base addresses as follows:
WebService 1 config file must have:
<add baseAddress="http://localhost:80/WebService1" />
WebService 2 config file must have:
<add baseAddress="http://localhost:80/WebService2" />
and so on.

No need to have multiple IP addresses, only URL must be different. At the end of day from IIS point of view  a Web site is a container for Web applications.
http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc771341(v=ws.10).aspx
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