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Files in the deployment folder are locked when the app is running. Locked files can't be overwritten during deployment. To release locked files in a deployment, stop the IIS App Pool you can use PowerShell to drop "app_offline.htm".

$pathToApp = 'PATH_TO_APP'

# Stop the AppPool
New-Item -Path $pathToApp app_offline.htm

# Provide script commands here to deploy the app

# Restart the AppPool
Remove-Item -Path $pathToApp app_offline.htm