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Web Deployment Preparation does not create a project in the deploy folder.

Issue
The Web Deployment Preparation does not create a project in the C:\inetpub\wwwroot\Citect\deploy folder. 

Product
Power Logic Scada 7.x

Environment
Web Deployment Preparation

Cause
This process requires you to adjust two parameters in the Citect.ini file:
  • [WebServer]WebClientCab
  • [WebServer]DeployRoot
These parameters identify the client component used with the project and the location of the deployment root directory.
When the project is compiled and prepared for deployment, it is placed directly on the Web Server. 

*Warning: Take backups of any files prior to modifying them. Ensure the backups are in a location that will not be overwritten (i.e. the Desktop).
Resolution
1. Adjust the [WebServer]DeployRoot parameter within the Citect.ini file. This parameter represents the directory where the deployment will be located on the WebServer.
The citect.ini can be accessed from the citect explorer > tools > computer setup editor.If you have set up an IIS-based Web Server, the default location will be the Deploy directory within the installed directories.
For example: [WebServer] DeployRoot=C:\inetpub\wwwroot\Citect\deploy

Note: When setting the [WebServer]DeployRoot ini parameter, the path needs to contain "deploy" as the last subfolder name, otherwise the deployment will be unsuccessful. Use a mapped drive instead of a UNC address if deploying to a network destination from a Windows 2000 system. Do not map a drive directly to the deployment location, as the path needs to finish with a "deploy" subfolder.

2. Adjust the [WebServer]WebClientCab parameter within the Citect.ini file. This parameter represents the directory path and client component to use when a deployment is run, in relation to the installed Client directory. 
For example: [webserver]WebClientCab=720/PowerSCADA ExpertWebClient_7_0_176.cab
Note: When creating the web deployment preparation using a browser, the web client cab file can be selected to a different cab file.

3. Save the citect.ini and rerun the web deployment preparation.  
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