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Stopping and Starting Application Pool (IIS)

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Stopping and Starting Application Pool (IIS)

In order to restore our SQL Server Database via script I need to be able to stop and start a specific Application Pool. This article ( shows how stop / start services in their entirety. However, there is no need to stop IIS entirly -- only individual Application Pools. How can I start / start an individual Application Pool within IIS?


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Latest IIS versions have appcmd.exe command line utility. It allows to perform different actions over IIS.

What you need is described in this MSDN article:

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In addition - the following links might appear to be useful as well:



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