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ConvertTo-WebApplication

Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1

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

The ConvertTo-WebApplication cmdlet converts an Internet Information Services (IIS) virtual directory to an IIS web application.

Parameters

-ApplicationPool<String>

Specifies 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 command to run without asking for user 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 the 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 -------------- EXAMPLE Example 1: Convert a Virtual virtual Directory directory to a Web web Application application --------------virtual directory web application

The first command creates a physical directory named Contoso.

The second command creates a virtual directory in IIS that uses that physical directory.

The last command converts the virtual directory to a web application.


IIS:\> Md $Env:systemdrive\inetpub\Contoso 
IIS:\> New-WebVirtualDirectory -Site "Default Web Site" -Name "ContosoVDir" -PhysicalPath "$Env:systemdrive\inetpub\Contoso" 
IIS:\> ConvertTo-WebApplication -PSPath "IIS:\Sites\Default Web Site\ContosoVDir"

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