Browsing: Scripting

My PowerShell scripts are now available on GitHub


I have spent the last couple of months, moving all my scripts from TechNet Gallery to GitHub. I like the GitHub platform for sharing code and maintaining the versioning. In the community it has also become more common, that code is shared on GitHub and for collaboration and following the updates of specific scripts and code, I find the GitHub platform easier to use. I decided to follow along and have created a public GitHub repository for each of my scripts.…

Web Platform Installer and scripting web deployments


Awesome release from the IIS team. Now it is possible to do some scripting and automating IIS and web site/app configurations with the Web Platform Installer (WebPI). A command line interface for the WebPI has been released. For everyone who does not know the Microsoft Web Platform Installer 3.0 (Web PI) it is a free tool that makes getting the latest components of the Microsoft Web Platform, including Internet Information Services (IIS), SQL Server Express, .NET Framework and Visual Web…

New command line reference site:


Steve Schofield have created a new reference website: AppCMD.exe is the new single command line management tool for managing IIS 7.0. I’m not sure if humans are supposed to remember command line syntax.  For me, the most frustrating part is remembering the syntax of a certain command line option.  To help me remember these for future use, and hopefully share with the community. Here’s another a great article to get you started with AppCMD: “Getting Started with AppCMD.exe” by…

IIS PowerShell Provider – step-by-step


Jeong Hwan from the IIS Team has posted a nice little article about the new PowerShell Provider for IIS 7.0. The article is for users who have never experienced Windows PowerShell and want to use the IIS PowerShell Provider and provides various examples. Read his article here: Learning IIS PowerShell Provider (Step by Step).

IIS 7.0 PowerShell Provider Released


Microsoft has released a Technical Preview 1 of the PowerShell Provider for IIS 7.0. The new provider is a snap-in that allows you to manage IIS 7.0 configuration. The IIS7 PowerShell Provider allows you to Create Web-Sites, Web Applications, Virtual Directories and Application Pools Change Simple Configuration Properties on Web-Sites, Application Pools, Web Applications and Virtual Directories Add and Change Complex Configuration Settings Query Run-time Data (Web-Site State, Application Pool State, Currently Executing Requests) Execute Advanced Configuration Tasks, Scripting, Integration…

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