How do I move Inetpub folder to another drive?

How do I move Inetpub folder to another drive?

Create a JUNCTION from the new inetpub directory to C:\inetpub, by drag-and-drop the inetpub directory to C: drive with the right mouse button, and choose “junction”. You can create the same Junction with mklink, but Hardlink Shell Extension is nicer.

How do I change the default directory in IIS?

Just right-click the default web in the list of websites in the IIS Manager. Go to the “Home Directory” tab and change the local path: Normally it is the first item in the list. Its name on English Windows installations is “Default Web Site”.

How do I change the Wwwroot directory in IIS?

In IIS Manager, expand the local computer, expand the Web Sites directory, right-click the Web site you wish to change, and click Stop. Use Windows Explorer, to rename the LocalDrive:\Inetpub\Wwwroot directory to the name of your choice. Alternatively, you can copy the entire \Wwwroot directory tree to a new location.

How do I install IIS on a different drive?

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  1. Step1. copy entire inetpub or your web files to the new drive/partition.
  2. Step2. Open %windir%\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationhost.config and search for. %SystemDrive%\inetpub\wwwroot.
  3. Step3. Test it and make sure it is working.
  4. Step4. Delete the old inetpub at source disk drive. Thanks and Hope It Helps.

Where is Inetpub located?

C drive
The inetpub folder is in the C drive (C:\inetpub) and has five subfolders: The \inetpub\adminscripts subfolder of the inetpub folder is home to administration scripts that allow you to automate server administration tasks and remotely administer the website served from the inetpub folder.

Where is Inetpub?

Where does IIS get installed?

To check if you have IIS installed, click Start > Control Panel > Administrative Tools. Under the “Administrative Tools folder”, you should see an icon for “Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager”.

What is the default folder location for IIS virtual directory?

NET, the projects are created at the default web site location, e.g. c:\inetpub\wwwroot\myapp.

How do I use virtual directory in IIS?

How To

  1. Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager:
  2. In the Connections pane, expand the server name, expand Sites, expand the Web site to which you want to add the virtual directory, and then click the application to which you want to add the virtual directory.

Where is IIS install directory?

By default Internet Information Services (IIS) is installed in c:\Inetpub\wwwroot folder. For security reasons, you should move it to another location, such as a different drive or partition.

Is it possible to move the inetpub folder?

Moving the Inetpub folder structure completely off of the system drive is not supported. Further, there are no real security benefits from moving the entire Inetpub directory structure to a non-system drive. NOTE: IN THE EVENT OF WINDOWS SERVICING, ONLY THE ORIGINAL DIRECTORIES AND THEIR CONTENTS WILL BE UPDATED.

Is the IIS7 inetpub directory on the same partition as Windows?

In previous IIS versions is was possible to do this during setup time in an unattend file. Due to changes in Vista and Windows Server 2008 setup it became impossible to do that however. After setup the IIS7 INETPUB directory will be on the same partition as Windows.

Is the inetpub folder the default web content directory?

The Inetpub directory is the default web content directory and also acts as a placeholder for logs and temporary files. Most of the Inetpub subfolder locations can be reconfigured based on your needs and business requirements, however the initial Inetpub folder and subfolders should never be renamed nor deleted.

Can you install IIs on a non system drive?

This is not a correct assessment. IIS is a core Windows component and cannot be installed on a non-system drive. There have also been reports of suggestions to move the Inetpub directory to a non-system drive for security purposes.