[wix-users] Setting up web APIs in IIS

Hanebach, Jack (US - Mechanicsburg Delivery) jhanebach at deloitte.com
Thu Mar 22 09:34:05 PDT 2018

I need to set up a site for web APIs and cannot get it right...
What I have is a bunch of components containing:
iis:WebVirtualDir with Alias 'APIs', referencing the above webSite and containing iis:WebApplication referencing the above appPool,
supposed to be the root for the APIs.

Then I have a bunch of the actual APIs, each having
iis:WebVirtualDir with Directory pointing to its installation directory (under the directory for 'APIs' virtual dir) and WebSite referencing the above WebSite and containing iis:WebApplication referencing the above appPool.

Unfortunately the outcome is not what I had in mind - looking into IIS manager I can see my web site and the APIs application but all the individual APIs have their own application right under the web site (so, their virtual path is /name instead of desired /APIs/name).

Underneath of the APIs app I can see the regular directories for the APIs. What am I doing wrong?


Jack Hanebach
Deloitte USDC
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