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Dinamically adding multiple identities (hostnames) to a IIS WebSite

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Hi, below is a part of a code to create a new IIS website on C#.
The code works perfectly.
I need to put multiple identities on the "ServerBindings" property.
I want that the website will be available on 2 hostnames (test.com and www.test.com).

I tried to do:
site.Invoke("Put", "ServerBindings", string.Format(":80:{0},:80:www.{0}", website_name));
(to put the website_name and www.website_name port 80)
like the way that I see on the MetaBase Explorer (IIS resource kit) but it doesn't work.
 
DirectoryEntry site = (DirectoryEntry)root.Invoke("Create", "IIsWebServer", random_site_id);
 
site.Invoke("Put", "ServerComment", website_name);
 
site.Invoke("Put", "KeyType", "IIsWebServer");
 
site.Invoke("Put", "ServerBindings", string.Format(":80:{0}", website_name));

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Question by:giligatech
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by:meverest
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Hi,

can't speak much about c#, but from what I can tell you are trying to treat the serverbindigs property like a plain string(?)

This property is actually an array of strings, so you will need to first retrieve the existing array, then append the new value and then set that new array back to the property.

Cheers,  Mike.
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by:giligatech
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any document i could see and use?
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I can offer these bits of code.  The first script simply lists the web site properties as an xml formatted page.  Call it like this:

http://webserver/path/displayweb.asp?server=localhost&siteid=1

(where server is the name of the web server, and siteid is the site ID from the metabase)

Use this script as input to write data into your html form - they are output as a comma delimited string like:

ipaddress1:port1:hostheader1,ipaddress2:port2:hostheader2,ipaddress3:port3:hostheader3,...

the second script takes the serverbindings array from a form field named "" and writes it to the metabase.  The url is the same format as above (e.g. http://webserver/path/updatehostheaders.asp?server=localhost&siteid=1)

hope that helps a bit.

Cheers.
=== script 1: displayweb.asp ============================================
<%@ Language=VBScript %><%
on error resume next
Dim objW3SVC, objSITE, strOUT
Set objW3SVC = GetObject("IIS://" & CStr(Request.QueryString("server")) & "/W3SVC")
If (Err <> 0) Then FatalErr
query = Request.QueryString("siteid")
'Check Global Properties.
%><%=Request.QueryString("siteid")%>
<%	'Walk through the metabase, and pick out web servers only.
	For Each objSITE in objW3SVC
	response.Write(".")
	If objSITE.class = "IIsWebServer" Then 
    If objSITE.name = query Then
%><xml>
<website>
<description><%= objSITE.ServerComment %></description>
<homedir><%
	    set ServerRoot = GetObject("IIS://" & CStr(Request("server")) & "/w3svc/" & objSITE.name & "/ROOT")
	    If (Err <> 0) Then handleErr 
	    Response.Write serverRoot.Path 
        If (Err <> 0) Then handleErr 
      %></homedir>
<dirsize><%
      Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") 
      Set fold = fso.GetFolder(serverRoot.Path) 
      FormatNumberDemo = FormatNumber(fold.size, 2)
      If FormatNumberDemo < 999 then
      FormatNumberDemo = (Int(FormatNumberDemo * 100))/100 
      Response.Write FormatNumberDemo & " Bytes"
      ElseIf FormatNumberDemo < 999999 then
      FormatNumberDemo = (FormatNumberDemo/1000)
      FormatNumberDemo = (Int(FormatNumberDemo * 100))/100 
      Response.Write FormatNumberDemo & " Kilobytes"
      ElseIf FormatNumberDemo < 999999999 then
      FormatNumberDemo = (FormatNumberDemo/1000000)
      FormatNumberDemo = (Int(FormatNumberDemo * 100))/100 
      Response.Write FormatNumberDemo & " Megabytes"
      ElseIf FormatNumberDemo < 999999999999 then
      FormatNumberDemo = (FormatNumberDemo/1000000000)
      FormatNumberDemo = (Int(FormatNumberDemo * 100))/100 
      Response.Write FormatNumberDemo & " Gigabytes"
      End If
      set fold = nothing 
      set fso = nothing 
      %></dirsize>
<adsipath><% = UCase("lm/w3svc/" & objSITE.Name) %></adsipath>
<logpath><% response.Write objSITE.LogFileDirectory & "\w3svc" & objSITE.Name
            If (Err <> 0) Then handleErr %></logpath>
<ntlmauth><% = IIf ((ServerRoot.AuthFlags and 4) = 4, "Yes", "No") %></ntlmauth>
<basicauth><% = IIf ((ServerRoot.AuthFlags and 2) = 2, "Yes", "No") %></basicauth>
<anonymoususer><% = objSITE.AnonymousUserName %></anonymoususer>
<anonymousaccess><% = IIf ((ServerRoot.AuthFlags and 1) = 1,"Yes","No") %></anonymousaccess>
<status><%  If (Err <> 0) Then handleErr
	if objSITE.ServerState = 1 then 
		Response.write "Starting"
	elseif objSITE.ServerState = 2 then
	      Response.write "Started"
	elseif objSITE.ServerState = 3 then
		Response.write "Stopping"
	elseif objSITE.ServerState = 4 then
		Response.write "Stopped"
	elseif objSITE.ServerState = 5 Then
		Response.write "Pausing"
	elseif objSITE.ServerState = 6 then
		Response.write "Paused"
	elseif objSITE.ServerState = 7 then
		Response.write "Continuing"
	else 
		Response.Write "unknown"
	end if
      %></status>
<defaultdocs><% = serverRoot.DefaultDoc %></defaultdocs>
<hostheaders><%
				For each port in objSITE.ServerBindings
				Response.Write port & ", "
				Next	
			%></hostheaders>
<dirstruct>Root,<%
	         set VirtualDirectory = GetObject("IIS://" & CStr(Request("server")) & "/w3svc/" & objSITE.name & "/ROOT")
	         For Each Item In VirtualDirectory
	         Response.Write Item.Name & ","
             Next
            %></dirstruct>
<maxupload><% = serverRoot.AspMaxRequestEntityAllowed %></maxupload>
 
<%
	End If
	End If
	Next
Set objW3SVC = nothing
Set objSITE = nothing
Set strOUT = nothing
%></website>
</xml>
 
=== script 2: updatehostheaders.asp ============================================
<%@ Language=VBScript %>
<%
on error resume next
siteid = Request.QueryString("siteid")
servername = Request.QueryString("server")
 
NewSB = Request.form("HostHeaders")
IPAddr = Request.form("ServerIPAddress")
 
dim arrStr
dim theStr
 
arrStr = Split(NewSB,",")
 
Dim aryBindings()
ReDim aryBindings( Ubound(arrStr) )
for i=0 to Ubound(arrStr)
	aryBindings(i)= IPAddr & ":80:" & arrStr(i)
next
 
Set objComp = GetObject("IIS://" & servername & "/W3SVC/" & siteid)
	objComp.ServerBindings = aryBindings
	objComp.SetInfo
If (Err <> 0) Then handleErr 
 
Set objComp = nothing
 
Sub FatalErr
	strOUT	= "Fatal Error " & Hex(Err) &	" ( "
	strOUT	= strOUT & Err.Description & " ) occurred."
	Response.Write strOUT
End Sub
%>

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nice...
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