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Script to check log file location of each site in IIS7

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I have a simple script that will go in and purge log files older than x on IIS7 servers but it assumes that the default log location is used inetpub\Logs\LogFiles. I need a script that will check the log file location setting for each site so I don't have to go and manually do it myself.
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
ID: 39960137
Try this:


Import-Module WebAdministration

$yourwebsitename="YourWebsiteName"
 
$website = Get-Item IIS:\Sites\$yourwebsitename
 $LogFileDirectory = $website.logfile.directory
 
if ($LogFileDirectory -match "(%.*%)\\") {
 $LogFileDirectory = $LogFileDirectory -replace "%(.*%)\\","$(cmd /C echo $matches[0])"
 }
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by:uwaadmin
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I am no scripter so bear with me. From what I can tell this would require me to enter each websites name manually each time I ran it? I don't know all the website names so I would have to log into each server and find out the name of the site to be able to populate it into the script and if I had to do that I could just check log file location while gathering website names.
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Raheman M. Abdul earned 500 total points
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# This will collect all sites and get the log file location and stores the log locations in a c:\logfiles.txt file.

$websites = get-website
foreach ($website in $websites)
{  $websitename=$website.Name
$websiteinfo = Get-Item IIS:\Sites\$websitename
 $LogFileDirectory = $websiteinfo.logfile.directory
 
if ($LogFileDirectory -match "(%.*%)\\") {
 $LogFileDirectory = $LogFileDirectory -replace "%(.*%)\\","$(cmd /C echo $matches[0])" | add-content c:\logfiles.txt

 }
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by:uwaadmin
ID: 39961510
Thanks, let me give this a whirl.
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by:uwaadmin
ID: 39991971
Worked! Thanks!
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