We have self hosting in .NET for that we didn't need IIS.
But the reason we keep in IIS is once the deployment is done all the files are mostly in DLL format which is not that easy to tamper and once it is compiled we can put that in a common server so anybody can hit the URL and make use of it.
Self hosting MVC with help of Nuget package, I guess the name will be "MVC Self Hosting". Once we install this it will take the current system as the server and the application will run from the server.
Hope you are tooking for ASP.NET we can also do that with OWIN file which is comes along with VS.
Kindly got through the below link for the OWIN implementation.
Following link will help you more
Editor, DotNetSpider MVM
Microsoft MVP 2014 [ASP.NET/IIS]
Normally in out Dotnet Project running Based on IIS no need hosting. But user access our website we need to host server using IIS,
you can follow the steps
control panel-> Administrative tools -> Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager
then your create webapplication or website which you like that use them
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