IISExpress 8 Cannot read configuration file redirection.config

I had a similar issue to @Myles J but renaming %userprofile%\Documents\IISExpress\config\applicationhost.config didn’t work. What I had to do was the following: Close Visual Studio. Rename the %userprofile%\Documents\IISExpress\config directory. Start Visual Studio again. The %userprofile%\Documents\IISExpress\config directory will be recreated with the default config files. Copy the original applicationhost.config file over the autogenerated one. Before anyone asks: … Read more

IISExpress returns a 503 error from remote machines

It looks like you are missing a binding information entry in applicationhost.config file. Open your applicationhost.config file. Possible locations are: %userprofile%\Documents\IISExpress\config\applicationhost.config $(solutionDir)\.vs\config\applicationhost.config (VS2015) Failing that, inspect the output from iisexpress.exe to be sure. Locate your WebSite entry and add following binding with your machine name. <binding protocol=”http” bindingInformation=”:50333:your-machine-name” /> Restart IIS Express