Creating a subdomain on LocalHost in IIS7

Steps to create a subdomain (ex: http://mysub.localhost) for development reasons on IIS

  • Right click on the IIS and click on “add website”
  • Fill all the fields and press ok ( in host name put mysub.localhost)
  • under the created website open Authentication
  • Edit Anonymous Authentication and check Application pool identity – Ok
  • in the notepad open C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts
  • in the last line add mysub.localhost
  • save and close

if you follow the steps above you should be able to open http://mysub.localhost

if you have any other solution please post it in the comments below

happy development



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