How to change IIS web site identifier

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Below  you can find a little How to if are getting problem with current iis identifiers.

For example you have  2 web sites installed on your local IIS :

  • SampleIISApplication1 with identifier = 1
  • SampleIISApplication2 with identifier = 2

For some reason you need  SampleApplication1 to use identifier 2

Do following step to change SampleIISApplication1  identifier to some other value:

CSCRIPT %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs STOP_SERVER W3SVC/1
CSCRIPT %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs MOVE W3SVC/1 W3SVC/11
CSCRIPT %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs START_SERVER W3SVC/11

To update SampleIISApplication2 idetifier to 1:

CSCRIPT %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs STOP_SERVER W3SVC/1
CSCRIPT %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs MOVE W3SVC/1 W3SVC/2
CSCRIPT %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Inetpub\AdminScripts\adsutil.vbs START_SERVER W3SVC/2