Setup remote connection to Visual Studio IIS Express development server


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If you are developing a web application
the chances are at some stage you will want to test it using other devices or
perhaps get feedback from other people conveyor is a new Visual Studio
extension from Keyoti that allows you to access your application from any device
on your network and by using the conveyor cloud service you can also
easily access your application over the Internet.
Conveyor will handle all the configuration settings and tunnel
through your firewall opening up access to your application to get started all
you need to do is install the Conveyor extension direct from Visual Studio open
the Extensions and Updates tool and from the online section search for
‘Conveyor’. Install the extension and restart Visual Studio following any
prompts while doing so. When you are ready to use Conveyer, load
up your application Conveyor should be enabled by default you can check this by
going to the tools menu in Visual Studio the icon should be highlighted. When you
run your application you will see a window appear for Conveyor, this will
show the remote URL for accessing your app over the network. In order to access
your application over the Internet you will need to register for an account.
Click the access over Internet button and then sign up now Once you’ve registered for an account
you can go ahead and login Once logged in you will see the internet
URL is shown in the conveyor window. This is the URL provided by the Conveyor
cloud service, you can now use this URL to provide access to your application
over the Internet. If you have ever tried setting up remote access to your visual
studio web development server I’m sure you know it’s often time-consuming and
error-prone. With Conveyor you can simplify the whole process saving you
time and hassle. You can find conveyor by searching the Visual Studio extension
marketplace today.

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