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Restarting IIS using the command-line

You can restart IIS and disable Reliable Restart using the command prompt and Iisreset.exe. See the following command-line usage and parameters. iisreset [computername] /RESTART Stop and then restart all Internet services./START  Start all Internet services./STOP Stop all Internet services./REBOOT  Reboot the computer./REBOOTONERROR   Reboot the computer if an error occurs when starting, stopping, or restarting Internet services./NOFORCE Do not […]

Securely delete files in Windows

The only way to ensure that deleted files, as well as files that you encrypt with EFS, are safe from recovery is to use a secure delete application. Secure delete applications overwrite a deleted file’s on-disk data using techiques that are shown to make disk data unrecoverable, even using recovery technology that can read patterns in magnetic media […]

Install Windows Server 2008 Features with servermanagercmd.exe at the Command Prompt

Although Microsoft continues to expand PowerShell with more capability, the command prompt has not been left behind in Windows Server 2008. In fact, with this latest Windows Server release, the command prompt gains some capability, including a tool that allows administrators to add or remove features on a Windows Server 2008 installation with servermanagercmd.exe, which replicates some of the […]

How to Install and Configure IIS 7 FTP Publishing Service

The new FTP Publishing Service 7.5 has been rewritten for Windows Server 2008 and lot of new futures and additions included. (Integration with IIS 7, FTP over SSL (from v7.0), Improved Logging, etc..) Prerequisites1. Internet Information Services 7.0 installed.2. Windows Server 2008 or Vista.3. Download FTP Publishing Service 7.5 Microsoft FTP Service 7.5 for IIS 7.0 (x86) Microsoft […]