Setup second MVC site as sub-directory in IIS

I have two MVC websites. The main site has a menu item called News, which is to call the second MVC website that is a blog.

How do I setup a second MVC website as a sub directory in IIS or is there a better method I should implement to get it working?

This way when browsing to the second MVC blog website appears.
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
You should create a Virtual Application under the desired web site.  This Virtual Application should point to a directory outside the existing website directory.

For example:

- Main Website (
--- web content -> c:\webapps\\

- Virtual Application
--- web content -> c:\webapps\\

This isolates the 2 applications (code bases) from each other.  Configuring a Virtual Application allows you to present the 2nd application as if it were a part of the main website.

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