Backup-WebConfiguration

Creates a backup of an IIS configuration.

Syntax

Backup-WebConfiguration
      [-Name] <String>
      [<CommonParameters>]

Description

The Backup-WebConfiguration cmdlet creates a backup of an Internet Information Services (IIS) configuration. The cmdlet creates a folder with the name specified by the Name parameter for the backup in the $env:Windir\System32\inetsrv\backup folder.

Examples

Example 1: Back up an IIS configuration

IIS:\> Backup-WebConfiguration -Name "MyIISBackup"

Name           Creation Date

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

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

This command creates a backup of your IIS configuration in a folder named MyIISBackup.

Required Parameters

-Name

Specifies the name of the folder that this cmdlet creates to store the backup files. If a backup with the name specified already exists, this cmdlet returns an error.

Type:String
Position:0
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False