I’ve just installed and configured Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1. This is still in BETA but I was anxious to install and try it because of a bug fix that Microsoft were putting in after I logged a bug report with them in January. You can find that here if you want http://www.trstechnology.com/blog/asp.net/index.php/visual-studio-2008/
The bug fix was specifically to allow the use of a remote IIS Server. The initial version only allowed you to specifiy a local IIS Server.
I’ve just tested it and it works perfectly!
Thanks so much to Bill Hiebert and Joe Cartano and the team at Microsoft for the fix.
Here’s the new option on the web properties tab;