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Default Website Deleted SBS 2011

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Our Default website was deleted from IIS in sbs 2011 and we need to get it back in place for all of the Exchange Virtual Directories. Can we restore from a backup or recreate it quickly?
Thanks!
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by:becraig
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You can simply recreate the default website and then proceed to use the fix my network wizard.


Be sure to double check all your configs / entries before you proceed.
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by:JP_TechGroup
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Surely there must be a way to restore this from a backup?
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by:becraig
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If you just want the site back you can stop w3svc and browse to your IIS backups
 C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\History

There should be an xml there eg:
000000000000_0000000000.xml

Rename that to metabase.xml and restart the web service.
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by:JP_TechGroup
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I surely hope so because the wizard keeps crashing.
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by:JP_TechGroup
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No sir. That did not do it either. Site is still awol. Along with all the virtual goodies that make Exchange work.
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Oh course, now the virtual directories don't work. grrrrrrrr
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Yup as indicated you would need to recreate them  :(

Fix my network wizard should be the easiest way to fix that, if not I can give you the commands to remove then recreate them.
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My answer was correct and resolved the issue with the help of becraig.
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