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  • Re: 'Object reference not set to an instance of an object' error in IIS Powershell

    Jun 12, 2009 10:36 AM|Mike C|LINK

    Hi Sergei,

    I didn't cover myself in glory there did I? :)

    Yes, if I perform the dir iis:\sites\default web site command (properly this time! :)) I get the same 'get-childitem' error as you describe.

    So, this makes me wonder which security context the dir command runs under because my user account (which I am using to run PowerShell) has the correct permissions to read the shares.  I can prove this by opening up the shares from the IIS machine in Explorer.

    I also tested this giving the 'everyone' account 'full control' to both the share and file permissions and received the same problem.

    Am I missing something (I expect so!).  I will try some more troubleshooting in the meantime.

    Continued thanks,

    Mike.