How do you Migrating a website from IIS 7.5 (Server 2008 R2) to IIS 8.5 (a new server running 2012 R2

I have  a Windows 2008 R2  Server with IIS (version 7.5.7600.16385). I need to migrate the website hosted on this server to a new Windows Server 2012 R2 server (IIS 8.5) but I can't find a tool. 
are only for migrating from IIS 6.

Thanks for your assistance.

skenny10IT ManagerAsked:
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
Have you looked at the latest relase of Web Deploy?

This article ( talks about v3 but on MS's site you'll find v3.5 ( which eventually links back to IIS.NET at (

I suggest reading thru the last link and starting from there.  Powershell is also an option if you are familiar with it.

Thw Web Deploy Blog may be of interest:


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