Web Deploy Action Options Tab
This tab of the Web Deploy action specifies additional options.
Log what would happen but don't perform operation: Displays the projected results of an operation, but does not perform the operation.
Verbose output: Outputs all available information about the operation (info, warnings, and errors).
Allow untrusted server certificate when using SSL: Self-explanatory.
Return results in XML format: Self-explanatory.
Show secure attributes in XML: Causes secure attributes to be displayed in clear text instead of asterisks during XML output.
XPath expression to apply to the XML output: Self-explanatory.
Property names/values: Use this grid to enter any custom property names/values to filter or set (optional). Enter a property name and its value in the edit fields, and click Insert to add to the list. Select an item in the list to update its value or delete it from the list.
Additional command-line options: Used to specify additional flags to pass to MSDeploy.exe (optional).
MS Deploy executable filename: If left blank, the action will automatically locate the MS Deploy command-line executable. By providing a full path and filename for this field, that executable will be used instead.
Note: To call the 64-bit version of MSDeploy.exe from the 32-bit edition of Visual Build, enter the full path and filename of the 64-bit version of MSDeploy.exe (i.e., C:\Program Files\IIS\Microsoft Web Deploy\msdeploy.exe). To call the 32-bit version of MSDeploy.exe from the 64-bit edition of Visual Build, enter the full path and filename of the 32-bit version of MSDeploy.exe (i.e., C:\Program Files (x86)\IIS\Microsoft Web Deploy\msdeploy.exe).