By default, c:\inetpub\wwwroot\ is the home directory of the default
You can change this to c:\inetpub\wwwroot\site if you want.
When you create a website on the server IIS, you need to choose the root
directory. Someone, when they configured the site, choose
Also remember, site <> application. A site can have many application roots.
: Hi there..
: Currently I'm having a problem setting up a site on my laptop, which is
: solely for developement. It seems that even though I create an application
: for a directory, the application is still able to go back to wwwroot,
: apparently is the root!
: On any of the server IIS this does not happen, the application can't go
: futher back than to the base directory on which the application has been
: What's wrong, and how do I get this very annoying problem fixed?
: Ie. this works on server iis : c:\inetpub\wwwroot\site (site is
: application) - the asp pages can't go futher back than site, which means /
: works, since site is the root. No go on IIS 5.1 (Windows XP).
: Speaker : "And here we are at the start of the second semifinale of the
: yards for people without any sense of direction."