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  • Re: web deploy max web site size

    Feb 27, 2017 06:36 AM|Yuk Ding|LINK

    Hi christopher877,

    Based on my understanding, there is a limitation of 2GB for single file and 65536 files in web deploy package. It is said that there is also a 4gb limitation of web deploy package.


    To resolve this issue, you could use the archiveDir provider when creating a package instead. Currently there is no solution for this limit with respect to automatic backups:

    msdeploy -verb:sync -source:apphostconfig="Site1" -dest:archivedir=c:\archive 
    msdeploy -verb:sync -source:archivedir=c:\archive -dest:appHostConfig="Site1",computerName=NewServer


    Best Regards,

    Yuk Ding

    Yuk Ding

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