Web Application Gallery module is unavailable

If you have upgraded your WebsitePanel version to WebsitePanel 1.2.0, you may receive the following error while accessing Microsoft Web Application Gallery:

Application Gallery module is unavailable: 
– MsDeployIsNotInstalled.

You may receive even if MsDeploy 1 and MsDeploy 2 are installed on your server. The solutions are different for 32-bit and 64-bit operating systems.

[1] Fix for 64-bit operating system:

– Install the latest version of MS Deploy (x64 version):

– Run WebsitePanel Server application pool in 64 bit mode .
– Restart IIS service.

[2] Fix for 32-bit operating system:

You will need to make changes in Windows registry.

– Open registry to change MsDeploy v1 path.

 – Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\IIS Extensions\MSDeploy\1]

– Under “InstallPath_x86” enter the value  C:\Program Files\IIS\Microsoft Web Deploy\  (or path of  ms deploy 1 installation)

– Go to [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\IIS Extensions\MSDeploy\2]

– Under “InstallPath_x86” enter the value  C:\Program Files\IIS\Microsoft Web Deploy V2\  (or path of ms deploy 2 installation)

Do NOT forget to restart IIS after making above changes.

Kailash Aghera

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