ConvertTo-WebApplication

Converts an IIS virtual directory to an IIS web application.

Syntax

ConvertTo-WebApplication
         [[-PSPath] <String[]>]
         [-ApplicationPool <String>]
         [-Confirm]
         [-Force]
         [-WhatIf]
         [<CommonParameters>]

Description

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

Examples

Example 1: Convert a 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"

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.

Optional Parameters

-ApplicationPool

Specifies the application pool in which the application runs.

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

Prompts you for confirmation before running the cmdlet.

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:cf
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-Force

Forces the command to run without asking for user confirmation.

Type:SwitchParameter
Position:Named
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False
-PSPath

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.

Type:String[]
Position:1
Default value:None
Accept pipeline input:True (ByPropertyName)
Accept wildcard characters:False
-WhatIf

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

Type:SwitchParameter
Aliases:wi
Position:Named
Default value:False
Accept pipeline input:False
Accept wildcard characters:False