IIS7 PowerShell Provider Tech Preview 2

Posted by bink on July 7 2008, 6:55 PM. Posted in Internet Information Services (IIS).

Here is a quick overview:

What's new with TP2?

  • IIS7 Powershell provider now supports SSL (installing and acquiring a certificate, creating an ssl site binding)
  • Tech Preview 2 ships with 40 new cmdlets. All of these cmdlets are for day-to-day IIS tasks like creating web-sites, web-applications, enabled request tracing, adding a handler or a module.The complete list is at http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/492/using-the-task-based-cmdlets
  • We fixed number of bugs and significantly improved performance of internal query engine.

The IIS7 PowerShell Provider offers

  • Create Web-Sites, Web Applications, Virtual Directories and Application Pools
  • Change Simple Configuration Properties on Web-Sites, Application Pools, Web Applications and Virtual Directories
  • Add and Change Complex Configuration Settings
  • Query Run-time Data (Web-Site State, Application Pool State, Currently Executing Requests)
  • Execute Advanced Configuration Tasks, Scripting, Integration with other PowerShell Snap-Ins and features
  • Search and Discover Configuration Settings

DOWNLOAD:Tech Preview 1 of the IIS 7.0 PowerShell Provider can be found here: x86: http://iis.net/downloads/default.aspx?tabid=34&g=6&i=1664x64: http://iis.net/downloads/default.aspx?tabid=34&g=6&i=1665

FORUMS: Go to our PowerShell forum if you need support or if you are looking for 'Tips and Tricks'http://forums.iis.net/1151.aspx