22 August 2014

Resolve error 404 when using Web Deploy feature on IIS

If you get an error 404 with the following message:
Error Code: ERROR_DESTINATION_NOT_REACHABLE More Information: Could not connect to the remote computer. On the remote computer, make sure that Web Deploy is installed and that the required process ("Web Management Service") is started. Learn more at http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=221672#ERROR_DESTINATION_NOT_REACHABLE.
Error: The remote server returned an error: (404) Not Found.
Error count: 1.
when trying to deploy your application using web deploy but the web deploy component has already been installed using the web platform in IIS, download the full installer HERE,
choose the [Change] option and on the root of the tree select the option to install the entire feature: