If you have an existing web server with web deploy already installed and you are creating a new VS 2013 webapp to deploy.
- Before you set up a publish profile in VS2013, you should go to the web server and create the new website manually first via IIS.
- Then you can create the publish profile in VS2013.
- “Server:” is the web server name.
- “Site name:” is the website you created manually via IIS.
- “Destination URL:” is optional. You can leave it blank.