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Backup-WebConfiguration

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

Updated: February 20, 2014

Applies To: Windows 8.1, Windows PowerShell 4.0, Windows Server 2012 R2

Backup-WebConfiguration

Creates a backup of an IIS configuration.

Syntax

Parameter Set: Default
Backup-WebConfiguration [-Name] <String> [ <CommonParameters>]




Detailed Description

Creates a backup of an IIS configuration. A folder named with the value of theNameparameter is created for the backup in the $env:Windir\System32\inetsrv\backup folder.

Parameters

-Name<String>

The name of the folder created to store the backup files. If a backup with the name specified already exists, an error is returned.


Aliases

none

Required?

true

Position?

1

Default Value

none

Accept Pipeline Input?

true (ByPropertyName)

Accept Wildcard Characters?

false

<CommonParameters>

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

Inputs

The input type is the type of the objects that you can pipe to the cmdlet.

Outputs

The output type is the type of the objects that the cmdlet emits.

Examples

-------------- EXAMPLE 1: Backing up an IIS configuration --------------

Demonstrates how to create a backup of your IIS configuration in a folder named "MyIISBackup".

Name Creation Date

---- -------------

MyIISBackup 2/20/2009 12:00:00 AM


IIS:\>Backup-WebConfiguration -Name MyIISBackup

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