IISReset…. the developer’s friend or foe?

Figure 1: The IISReset in action (thanks to Jon Galloway for the picture!)

Jon Galloway has written an article describing the alternatives to using the IISReset command. If like me, you find that other developers performing this action on shared development/staging servers during office hours is a real pain…. this article might be worth a read.

A link to the article: here

A link to an article discussing IIS metabase corruption when using SSL certificates: here

Another article about mysterious IIS changes: here

The recommended way (from Microsoft) of performing safe web application resets that do not corrupt the metabase: here, perhaps an oppertunity for the script monkeys to create a script to do all this for us so we don’t have to think for ourselves :-D



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  1. SpittingCAML » The IISRESET alternatives for SharePoint developers… Says:

    [...] to popular demand, I will expand on my IIS Reset "Friend or Foe" posting from the 1st of July 2008… in particular for those of you for copies of many [...]

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