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IIS 7 Command Line Utility Tips (APPCMD)

To use APPCMD, type this in command prompt
cd %windir%\System32\inetsrv
appcmd /?

Display all applications
appcmd list APP

Display all sites
appcmd list SITE

Display all applications belonging to a site
appcmd list APP /site.name:MySiteName

Find all virtual directories with the specified path
appcmd list VDIR /path:/GlobalControls

Output to XML, then open in Excel for formatted columns
appcmd list vdir /xml > "C:\AppcmdOutput.xml"

Create an IIS Command Prompt Shortcut:
  1. Create new shortcut
  2. Target: %comspec% /k "appcmd /?"
  3. Start in: %windir%\System32\inetsrv

To combine commands, see:
Do complex IIS management tasks easily with AppCmd command piping « Mike Volodarsky's Blog Mike Volodarsky's Blog

"Getting Started with AppCmd.exe : Management Tool Options : Planning Your IIS 7 Architecture : The Official Microsoft IIS Site." Learn IIS7 : The Official Microsoft IIS Site. Web. 15 Aug. 2011.
"Appcmd.exe." MSDN – Explore Windows, Web, Cloud, and Windows Phone Software Development. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 May 2012.

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