How to perform IIS backup and restore using PowerShell

In this PowerShell tutorial, we will discuss how to perform IIS backup using PowerShell.

IIS backup and restore using PowerShell

If you are using IIS7 then there is a PowerShell command to backup your IIS data.

Please follow the below steps to take the Backup of your IIS.

Backing up an IIS configuration

Step 1: Login to the Windows Powershell using Administrator mode.

IIS backup and restore using PowerShell
IIS backup and restore using PowerShell

Step 2: Next copy the below command and paste it Powershell and click on enter to execute the command

Backup-WebConfiguration -Name RAJIISBACKUP
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IIS backup and restore using PowerShell

Step 3: After execute this command by default Backups are stored in the C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\backup directory.

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Restores an IIS configuration backup

Now, we will see how to restore an IIS configuration backup using PowerShell.

Restore-WebConfiguration -Name RAJIISBACKUP
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Note: Please take care while providing the name of your backup file. If the filename already exists, then it will return an error. So make sure you are providing the unique backup name.

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