IIS 7 and Above
What does iisreset do in IIS 7.0?
Last post Aug 24, 2006 11:38 AM by iisscribe
Aug 24, 2006 11:38 AM|iisscribe|LINK
When you use the
iisreset command in IIS 7.0, the IIS Admin Service, the Windows Process Activation Service (WAS), and the World Wide Web Publishing Service (WWW Service) are stopped and restarted. You should avoid using
iisreset unless absolutely necessary, because the Web server shuts down all applications that depend on these three services until the services successfully restart. This means that you lose existing state in your applications, your Web sites
and applications become unavailable, and you risk unpredictable results by stopping processes before they finish.
Instead, you can restart an individual Web site or recycle an application pool that is causing problems. To do this by using IIS Manager, follow
To do this by using appcmd, follow these steps: