[wix-devs] Please Help

Laique Abbas laiqueabbas_is at yahoo.com
Wed Sep 28 05:58:44 PDT 2016

This forum is my last hope. Kindly help me out. IIS settings aren't working for my installer when uninstalling the product . I have made a installer that searches for default web site and then make an app pool and virtual directory. I have saved the app pool and virtual directory values in registry too. Everything is working fine except that when i uninstall it completes the uninstallation and then when i go to the IIS manager, my Default web site have a red cross icon on it and the virtual directory is also listed in it though it should have been deleted. while clicking the Default Web Site it shoes an error as "The application / does not exist". I am pasting some relevant snippets here. Kindly point out that where i am wrong.
    <iis:WebSite Id="DefaultWebSite" Description="Default Web Site" SiteId="*">      <iis:WebAddress Id="AllUnassigned" Port="80"/>    </iis:WebSite>
    <DirectoryRef Id="INSTALLFOLDER">      <!-- Configuring app pool -->      <Component Id="WebAppCmp"                 Guid="{79D1CA2C-8D20-4F0B-9AE5-BD6AECBF35E4}"                 KeyPath="yes">         <util:User Id="WebAppPoolUser" CreateUser="no" Name="[WEB_APP_POOL_IDENTITY_NAME]"                          Password="[WEB_APP_POOL_IDENTITY_PWD]" Domain="[WEB_APP_POOL_IDENTITY_DOMAIN]"/>
        <iis:WebAppPool Id="WebAppPool"                        Name="[WEB_APP_NAME]"                        Identity="other"                        User="WebAppPoolUser"                         ManagedRuntimeVersion="v4.0"                        ManagedPipelineMode="integrated"/>
          <iis:WebVirtualDir Id="My.VirtualDir" Alias="[VIRTUAL_DIR_VAL]" Directory="INSTALLFOLDER" WebSite="DefaultWebSite">
          <iis:WebDirProperties Id="VirtDirProperties"                                AnonymousAccess="yes"                                BasicAuthentication="no"                                WindowsAuthentication="yes" />
          <iis:WebApplication Id="Application" Name="[VIRTUAL_DIR_VAL]" WebAppPool="WebAppPool"/>
        </iis:WebVirtualDir>        </Component>    </DirectoryRef>  </Fragment>

Above is the code placed in IISConfiguration file.Below i added the component in a feature.
    <Feature Id="IISWebsite" Title="IIS Website" Description="The IIS website and application pool" Level="1">      <ComponentRef Id="WebAppCmp" />    </Feature>

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