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Where do the Windows XP  IIS 5.0 configuration file stores?

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Hello,

For a Windows XP, I have a backup (not image) of entire drive C: (just copy/paste of all folders and files).

The drive C: has been formatted and there was an IIS 5.0 with fifty virtual directories.

Can I get back these fifty virtual directories from my backup?
Which folder contains all  virtual directories? C:\windows\system32\Inetsrv?

I don't have any Registry backup.

My plan is to copy from my drive C: backup to a new Windows XP, and expect to load IIS with the fifty virtual directories.
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by:Pete Long
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c;\inetpub\wwwroot usualy? unless the virtual diretories were custom set elsewhere on the drive?

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by:Tapan Pattanaik
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HI miyahira,

Please check this link.

How To Back Up and Restore IIS:

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302573
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by:miyahira
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Hi,
Folder c:\inetpub\wwwroot is not where information of virtual directory is sotred. It's the default folder for web applications code. But my web applicactions code is in drive D:.

Source http://support.microsoft.com/kb/302573 is not usefull to me, since I didn't make an IIS backup, I just copied/pasted entire drive C:. I hope information of virtual directory is stored somewhere in C: and not in Registry.
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by:miyahira
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I tried to copy files from backup:

C:\windows\system32\Inetsrv

and paste to new Windows XP in same path: C:\windows\system32\Inetsrv

And also change name of new Windows XP PC as same as old Windows XP PC.

No success.

When I load IIS 5.0, it doesn't show any virtual directory.

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If you only have a copy of C:\windows\system32\Inetsrv, then it's not possible to recover old IIS 5.0 in a new fresh Windows XP.

Maybe it's possible if you have a complete copy of C:\windows\. I haven't tried this.
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by:miyahira
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Found by myself.
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