We are testing sbs 2008 and the built in backup and restore. We have noticed that you can restore IIS which sounds like a fantastic feature although it does not work.
1 We connect to owa and test internal websites.
2 We then backup the server
3 We delete the default website and SBS Web Application
4 We try and connect to the websites and obviously it is broken
5 We launch sbs restore and select application restore
6 We chose IIS and the wizard says complete
7 We see that the directories are back within IIS but the web pages are still not accessible
We have also tried manually backing up using the appcmd.exe but again after backup and restore the web pages are not accessible. The only way that these are accessible is but doing a full server restore.
As I said we are just testing SBS 2008 this is not a live site so we can try suggestion without fear :)
Thank you in advance
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