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Need to stop/start a specific IIS website (not IIS altogether)

Posted on 2007-07-25
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Last Modified: 2009-04-24

How does one stop a specific IIS website by name (not IIS altogether) via the command line? ( I don't need iisreset /stop and /start ). I have a website named "foo.com" that needs to be stopped, and then restarted.

I saw some PoSH listings, but I'm hoping for something more simple...


Question by:DataDesignIT
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amit_g earned 2000 total points
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Assuming IIS6

cscript C:\windows\System32\iisweb.vbs /start "WebSiteName"
cscript C:\windows\System32\iisweb.vbs /stop "WebSiteName"


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Came across this as well.  Does anyone know if it does the same as iisweb.vbs?

adsutil STOP_SERVER W3SVC/siteid#
adsutil START_SERVER W3SVC/siteid#
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It would do the same but is not same as IISWeb.vbs.


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