Use the Virtual Directories feature page to manage a list of virtual directories in an application.
Sort the list by clicking one of the feature page column headings.
UI Element List
The following tables describe the UI elements that are available on the feature page and in the Actions pane.
Feature Page Elements
Displays the application that contains each virtual directory.
Displays the virtual path that is used in a URL to access the virtual directory.
Displays the physical path of the directory that holds the virtual directory's content.
Displays the user name of the custom identity (if configured) that is used to access content from the physical directory that is mapped to the virtual directory. If the identity is left blank, pass-through authentication is used to access the content.
Actions Pane Elements
The following table describes the actions available when connected to a server. When you are connected to a site or an application and select a virtual directory on the Virtual Directories page, the only available action is Browse.
Add Virtual Directory
Opens the Add Virtual Directory dialog box in which you can add a virtual directory.
Set Virtual Directory Defaults
Opens the Virtual Directory Defaults dialog box in which you can configure default settings that apply to all virtual directories at the current level and below.
Opens the physical directory (in Windows Explorer) that is mapped to the selected virtual directory.
Opens the Windows Properties dialog box for the physical directory that is mapped to the selected virtual directory.
Removes the item that is selected from the list on the feature page.
Opens the selected virtual directory in an Internet browser.
Opens the Edit Virtual Directory dialog box in which you can edit the settings that were specified when the selected virtual directory was created.
Opens the Advanced Settings dialog box in which you can configure advanced settings for the selected virtual directory.