Currently the environment I am trying to create is a teaching lab for Visual Studio 2010 and ASP.NET website development.
The intent is to setup an environment where students can create a website with an attached database written with the assistance of Visual Studio 2010. When the website is completed they need to use one of the Visual Studio deploy technologies to upload the
website to a locally run server (Windows 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5 running and SQL Server 2008.) I am responsible for setting up the correct deploy technology in Visual Studio as well as setting up the IIS 7.5 deployment server that is running the right version
of SQL Server. I have already started this process and figured out how to configure a deployment package in visual studio and have it published on our local server. I am trying to get a very streamlined environment that does not require students have to configure
a lot of SQL strings and IIS settings because this is not really what the teaching lab is all about. Just to let you know, we have had this exact setup using Visual Studio 2008, Server 2003 with front page server extensions on IIS 6.0 and SQL Server
Compact edition running on the server. My issue is that since it is now time to update everything there does not seem to be something comparable. Any help would be greatly appreciated. If someone has an idea of the
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