In this doc you will find a SetUp Guide, common problems & other tips and trix regarding .Net projects.

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This is a guide to set up your local windows environemnt inorder to start developing in the .Net projects.


If you are using Paralells on a Mac make sure to install the latest PRO version of Windows.

Install Chocolatey

  1. Install Chocolatey in Windows Powershell Admin (skip parts for programs already in place)
  2. Use Chocolatey to install NVM (nvm install 10, 14, 16 for node versions needed)
  3. Use Chocolatey to install Notepad++ for opening all files
  4. Use Chocolatey to install Git

Install Visual Studio

  1. Install Visual Studio 2022 (or 2019 if preferred)
  2. Install Powershell from winget or Microsoft store (not necessary but preferred)
  • Install .NET Framework (4.6.2, 4.7, 4.7.1, 4.7.2, 4.8, 4.8.1)
    • Install in order oldest —> newest

Create project folder

  • Create a folder for all your projects, preferrably C:\Projects

Enables features

The following features should be enabled in Turn Windows Feature on or off

  • .NET Framework 3.5 (includes .NET 2.0 and 3.0)
    • None of the subfolders
  • .NET ASP .NET 4.8
  • WCF Services
    • All subfolders except HTTP Activation
  • Internet Information Services
    • Web Management Tools
      • IIS Management Console
      • IIS Management Services
    • World Wide Web Services
      • Application Development Features
        • All Subfolder
      • Common HTTP Features
        • Default Document
        • Directory Browsing
        • HTTP Errors
        • Static Content
      • Health and Diagnostics
        • HTTP Logging
      • Performance Features
        • Static content compression
      • Security
        • Basic Authentication
        • Request Filtering
  • Microsoft Messages Queue
    • None of the subfolders
  • SMB 1.0/CIFS File Sharing Support
    • SMB 1.0/CIFS Automatic Removal
    • SMB 1.0/CIFS Client
  • SMB Direct
  • Telnet Client
  • Windows Process Activation Service
    • Configuration APIs
    • Process Model
  • Work Folders Client

Add projects

Add projects in ‘Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts’

Profile environments

  • Change the value to setProfileEnvironment=“true” in ‘Windows\System32\inetsrv\config\applicationHosts’

Activate IIS

Activate IIS (Internet Information Services) in ‘Turn Windows features on/off’ as well as the relevant features - Set up a site in the IIS - IIS should point to the .Web folder - Hostname —> url to visit

Episerver License

To get an Episerver License for the project. Talk to the person in charge of the licenses. (Currently Viktor Gars)

Common Problems

Internal Server Error

If getting an internal server error when trying to access your local environment try the following.

  • Check if VPN is active if your not connected to NoA Network
  • Executed command iisreset in terminal
  • Restart Visual Studio
  • Do a Create Solution followed by a Build Solution