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ConvertTo-WebApplication

Published: February 29, 2012

Updated: August 15, 2012

Applies To: Windows Server 2012

ConvertTo-WebApplication

Converts an IIS virtual directory to an IIS Web application.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
ConvertTo-WebApplication [[-PSPath] <String[]> ] [-ApplicationPool <String> ] [-Force] [-Confirm] [-WhatIf] [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

Converts an IIS virtual directory to an IIS Web application.

Parameters

-ApplicationPool<String>

The application pool in which the application runs.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Force

Forces the conversion without prompting you for confirmation.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-PSPath<String[]>

Specifies the configuration path. This can be either an IIS configuration path in the format computer name/webroot/apphost, or the IIS module path in this format IIS:\sites\Default Web Site.


Aliases

none

Required?

false

Position?

2

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-Confirm

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

-WhatIf

Shows what would happen if the cmdlet runs. The cmdlet is not run.


Required?

false

Position?

named

Default Value

false

Accept Pipeline Input?

false

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

This cmdlet supports the common parameters: -Verbose, -Debug, -ErrorAction, -ErrorVariable, -OutBuffer, and -OutVariable. For more information, see    about_CommonParameters.

Examples

-------------- EXAMPLE 1: Convert a Virtual Directory to a Web Application --------------

This example creates a physical directory named "Contoso." It then creates a virtual directory in IIS that uses that physical directory. It then converts the virtual directory to a Web application.


IIS:\>md $env:systemdrive\inetpub\Contoso New-WebVirtualDirectory -Site "Default Web Site" -Name ContosoVDir -physicalPath $env:systemdrive\inetpub\Contoso ConvertTo-WebApplication "IIS:\Sites\Default Web Site\ContosoVDir"

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