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How to setup IIS with VB Script?

Posted on 2009-07-08
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Basically what I do right now is I manually go to IIS

1. add UserAcct to sercurity in IIS
2. create web site name Test and set local path to C:\Inetpub\Test
3. set host name as test.website.com
4. create new virtual directory: op
5. set local path to C:\Inetpub\Test\MoreTest
6. Application name: op

How would I do automate all of that using VB script?

Thanks!
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Question by:dy211
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by:dy211
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can anyone help please?? I dont have the MicrosoftIISv2 namespace, are there other ways to do it?
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I was able to create the website successfully with mkw3site.vbs, and i was able to create the virtual directory under it with

set objIIS = GetObject("IIS://localhost/W3SVC/2/root")

with /1/ it was creating the vir dir at Default Website before but after switching to /2/ it works correctly by creating it under Test.

But the problem is, what if I run this script on another computer with many websites in IIS and Test is not the second 1?? why doesnt IIS://localhost/W3SVC/Test/root work?
	' create website with mkw3site.vbs

	dim objShell : set objShell = wscript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")	

	strCmd = "cscript C:\""Documents and Settings""\user\Desktop\scripts\mkw3site.vbs -r C:\Inetpub\Test -t Test -h test.website.com -o 8080"	

	dim objExec : set objExec = objShell.Exec(strCmd)

	

	'strOutPut = objExec.StdOut.ReadAll

	strErr = objExec.StdErr.ReadAll

	'strECode = objExec.ExitCode
 

	' outputs

	if strErr = "" then

		wscript.echo vbtab & "Website ""Test"" created..."

	else

		wscript.echo vbtab & strErr	

	end if
 

	set objShell = Nothing	
 

	

	' create virtual directory

    	dim objIIS, objVirtualDir

    	dim objIIsIPSecurity

	dim packageName : packageName = "op"

	dim path : path = "C:\Inetpub\Test\MoreTest"

   

    	' remove virual directory if any

	'On Error Resume Next

    	set objIIS = GetObject("IIS://localhost/W3SVC/1/root")

    	objIIS.Delete "IIsWebVirtualDir", PackageName

    	Set oIIS = Nothing

   

    	' Set up configuration

    	set objIIS = GetObject("IIS://localhost/W3SVC/2/root")  

    	set objVirtualDir = objIIS.Create("IIsWebVirtualDir", packageName)

    	objVirtualDir.Path = path

    	objVirtualDir.AccessRead = True

    	objVirtualDir.AccessWrite = True

    	objVirtualDir.AccessExecute = True

    	objVirtualDir.AuthAnonymous = False

    	objVirtualDir.AuthBasic = False

    	objVirtualDir.AuthNTLM = True

    	objVirtualDir.ContentIndexed = True

    	objVirtualDir.EnableDirBrowsing = False

    	objVirtualDir.AppIsolated = False

    	objVirtualDir.AspBufferingOn = True

    	objVirtualDir.AspSessionTimeout = 1
 

 	if inStr(1, objVirtualDir.DefaultDoc, "Default.asp") = 0 then

 	       objVirtualDir.DefaultDoc = "Default.asp, " & objVirtualDir.DefaultDoc

 	end if
 

 	objVirtualDir.EnableDefaultDoc = True

	call objVirtualDir.AppCreate(True)
 

   	objVirtualDir.AppFriendlyName = packageName

    	call objVirtualDir.SetInfo
 

	set objVirtualDir = nothing

    	set objIIS = nothing

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by:dy211
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Also, to give permission to folders work with the code below, but how would I do the samething to the website Test I created? can I set it during creation? if not how can I set it afterwards?
	set objShell = wscript.CreateObject("WScript.Shell")

        objShell.Run "cmd /c echo y | cacls ""C:\Inetpub"" /E /P ""Network Service:R"" ""Internet Guest Account:R"" ""Launch IIS Process:R""", 7, True

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by:meverest
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Hi,

the site-id ('1' and '2') defines which web site you are operating on.  You can see the site ID in the IIS manager application when you select the 'web sites' node and view the list of web sites in the right hand panel.  The number shown under "Identifier" is the same as the number that you use in the adsi path.

each time you create a new web site, assign a unique ID, and then you can manage that web site using the functions you are already using.

Cheers.
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