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Default <mkiisdir > of nant not working

Hi ,

when i am trying to create a virtual directory of IIS in remote machine than its sowing errors mentioned below;

My remote server name is : Server
Code which i have written is
<mkiisdir iisserver="server" dirpath="c:\NewCheckoutt\Rapport4\Rapport" vdirname="Rapport1" failonerror="false" verbose="true" />

error message:

Buildfile: file:///C:/checkout.build
Target framework: Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0
Target(s) specified: checkout


 [mkiisdir] Creating/modifying virtual directory 'Rapport1' on 'server:80' (website: ).
 [mkiisdir] The webservice at 'server' does not exist or is not reachable.:
 [mkiisdir] NAnt.Core.BuildException: The webservice at 'server' does not exist or is not reachable.
 [mkiisdir] at NAnt.Contrib.Tasks.Web.WebBase.CheckIISSettings() in d:\Source\nantcontrib-20061007T071824Z\src\Tasks\Web\WebBase.cs:line 204
 [mkiisdir] at NAnt.Contrib.Tasks.Web.CreateVirtualDirectory.Exec uteTask() in d:\Source\nantcontrib-20061007T071824Z\src\Tasks\Web\CreateVirtualDirect ory.cs:line 1033
 [mkiisdir] at NAnt.Core.Task.Execute()

BUILD SUCCEEDED - 1 non-fatal error(s), 0 warning(s)

Total time: 0.1 seconds.

The virtual directory is not created in IIS of other machine i.e server

Please help , and reply as early as possible its very very urgent .
problem is : i need to create virtual directory in the IIs of another machine
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I would appear from the error that NAnt can't find IIS on the server. I haven't worked with this particular nantcontrib task so I can't offer much more than that. I reviewed the docs however, and I don't see much in the way of criteria that would provide an explanation as to why your that task can't find the server.

What about security? How are you connecting to this server?

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