Hosting Classic ASP on Azure

7 במאי 2012

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Is it possible to run a classic Asp site on Windows Azure? Of Course it is, Anything that runs on IIs can be hosted in Azure.

So How do we do it?

  1. Create a simple asp page in notepad (e.g. using
  2. Create startup.cmd to install ASP engine
    • start /w pkgmgr /iu:IIS-AS
  3. Create a ASP .Net Web role and modify csdef to include a startup task:
    • <Startup>
    • <Task commandLine="startup.cmd" executionContext="elevated" taskType="simple" />
    • </Startup>
  4. Add both files to web role – change properties to 'Content' and 'Copy if New'.
  5. Build and Publish solution to Azure

More info:

 Windows Azure (How-to enable classic ASP support).


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