Install ASP.NET Core and related software

Sitecore Commerce Server 8.2.1 runs on the ASP.NET Core Module.

To install the ASP.NET Core module and related software:

  1. Download and install ASP.NET MVC 4 (available at https://www.asp.net/mvc/mvc4). For more information on MVC, go to Set up Visual Studio to work with Sitecore MVC.
  2. Download and install .NET Core 1.0.3 SDK Preview 2 build 3156.
  3. Optionally, download and install .NET Core 1.0.1 Visual Studio 2015 Tooling Preview 2. This is only required for a development environment.
  4. Download and install Microsoft Web Deploy 3.6 (the 64 bit file is available at: WebDeploy_amd64_en-US.msi).
  5. Download and install Microsoft HttpPlatformHandler v1.0 (the 64 bit file is available at httpPlatformHandler_amd64.msi).
  6. Restart the server, or open a command prompt and execute the iisreset command to apply the changes to the system path.

For more information on the ASP.NET Core Module, including module configuration and information on how to set environment variables with the web.config file, how to use the app_offline.htm file to suspend request processing, and how to activate module logging, go to ASP.NET Core Module Configuration Reference.