Programmatically publish web deploy package to Azure RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have a web deploy package (*.zip) and I want to programmatically publish it to Auzure using C#.NET. I know that we have commandline to do this. But i somehow feel that commandline is not safe. Is there any other way to achieve this? Any code sample will be helpful.

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 7:03 AM


All replies

  • Hi,

    Please follow the below link in order to publish web deploy package to Azure


    Meanwhile, you might also want to use the below sample code 

    "C:\Program Files\IIS\Microsoft Web Deploy V3\msdeploy.exe" -source:package='projectname.zip' -dest:auto,computerName="https://waws-prod-hk1-001.publish.azurewebsites.windows.net:443/msdeploy.axd?site=sitename",userName="$sitename",password="password",authtype="Basic",includeAcls="False" -verb:sync -disableLink:AppPoolExtension -disableLink:ContentExtension -disableLink:CertificateExtension -setParamFile:"projectname.SetParameters.xml"

    Please let us know if there are any difficulties



    • Proposed as answer by Sowmya K R Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:55 AM
    • Edited by Sowmya K R Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:07 PM
    Tuesday, July 22, 2014 11:53 AM
  • Hi Sowmya,

    I have used this command. But as mentioned in my question, I want to know if there are any other options. Do they have some kind of assemblies/wrapper that I can refer in my project and then use the methods from that assembly to publish the website?

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014 5:48 AM
  • Hi,

    I might have to perform R&D to figure out if there are assemblies/wrapper which can be used instead of this command



    • Proposed as answer by Sowmya K R Friday, July 25, 2014 8:20 AM
    Friday, July 25, 2014 8:20 AM
  • Hi,

    Firstly, you could use msdeploy.exe to deploy. And if you want to use C#, you could call this file using C# like this post (http://stackoverflow.com/a/5298349). Beside msdeploy, you could use the WAWSDeploy if you deploy zip on azure websites service. You could see David blog via http://blog.davidebbo.com/2014/03/WAWSDeploy.html. Also, you could see this thread(http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/windowsazure/en-US/367e51c3-3ffd-4484-8fb1-f2119b723f15/how-can-i-upload-and-deploy-a-static-html-site-to-a-windows-azure-website-programmatically?forum=azuregit ).

    Please try it.



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    Thursday, July 31, 2014 5:46 AM