Chapter 12. Managing IIS


This chapter covers
  • IIS WMI providers
  • Configuring web servers
  • Website lifecycle and management
  • Application pools and web applications


Internet Information Server (IIS) is used in many situations in Windows-based environments. It’s used directly as a web server and it’s also used in the background in products such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), Exchange 2007/2010, and SharePoint. IIS may not be the first application that comes to mind when you think of using PowerShell and WMI to administer remote servers, but it provides a lot of functionality. You need to be able to administer IIS remotely the same as any other application.



This chapter will only consider working with IIS 7 (Windows Server ...

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