Chapter 14. IIS Backup and Recovery

When you back up an Internet Information Services (IIS) server, you need to look at the IIS configuration in addition to the system configuration. This means that you must do the following:

  • Save the IIS configuration whenever you change the properties of the IIS installation.

  • Maintain several configuration backups as an extra precaution.

  • Periodically back up the server by using a comprehensive backup procedure, such as the one outlined in this chapter.

Backing up an IIS server by using this technique gives you several recovery options. You can:

  • Recover the IIS configuration settings for sites and virtual servers by using the IIS configuration backup you’ve created.

  • Recover a corrupted IIS installation by reinstalling ...

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