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ConvertTo-WebApplication

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 (http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/p/?LinkID=113216).

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: 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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