i need a VBscript to return site ID and set UseHostName= true

Posted on 2010-01-11
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cscript adsutil.vbs set w3svc/x/UseHostName true I know this part but how can I get a script to pass X to this , I want X to be the SITE IDENTIFIER on the web site

I want to scan a IIS and comeup with the SITE IDENTIFER and then set the usehostname to true in the metabase for each website ,how

I am a beginner at scripting
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You can do this with 2 scripts:

siteid.vbs will extract the site id for each website on the server, and place them in a text file at c:\siteid.txt.  

Open up a cmd prompt window, and run the script by typing:
cscript siteid.vbs

***rename siteid.txt to siteid.bat***
siteid.bat will use the siteid's in siteid.txt and set UseHostName true for each of them.  
*You must copy adsutil.vbs into the same directory as you place siteid.bat!!!*
You can find adsutil.vbs probably under C:\Inetpub\AdminScripts, although you may need to search your machine to find it.

Open up a cmd prompt window, and run the script by typing:

Scripts attached below.

Remember to backup the IIS metabase first!!!!

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