WiX Toolset

WebApplication Element (Iis Extension)

Defines properties for a web application. These properties can be used for more than one application defined in a web site or vroot, by defining this element in a common location and referring to it by setting the WebApplication attribute of the WebSite and WebVirtualDir elements.
Windows Installer references
Fragment, Module, Product, WebDir, WebSite, WebVirtualDir
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Sequence (min: 1, max: 1)
  1. WebApplicationExtension (min: 0, max: unbounded)
Name Type Description Required
Id String   Yes
AllowSessions YesNoDefaultType Sets the Enable Session State option. When enabled, you can set the session timeout using the SessionTimeout attribute.  
Buffer YesNoDefaultType Sets the option that enables response buffering in the application, which allows ASP script to set response headers anywhere in the script.  
ClientDebugging YesNoDefaultType Enable ASP client-side script debugging.  
DefaultScript Enumeration Sets the default script language for the site. This attribute's value must be one of the following:
Isolation Enumeration Sets the application isolation level for this application for pre-IIS 6 applications. This attribute's value must be one of the following:
Means the application executes within the IIS process.
Executes pooled in a separate process.
Means execution alone in a separate process.
Name String Sets the name of this application. Yes
ParentPaths YesNoDefaultType Sets the parent paths option, which allows a client to use relative paths to reach parent directories from this application.  
ScriptTimeout Integer Sets the timeout value in seconds for executing ASP scripts.  
ServerDebugging YesNoDefaultType Enable ASP server-side script debugging.  
SessionTimeout Integer Sets the timeout value for sessions in minutes.  
WebAppPool String References the Id attribute of a WebAppPool element to use as the application pool for this application in IIS 6 applications.  
See Also
Iis Schema