Step 1: Back up existing Exchange-related IIS virtual directories

Step-by-Step Guide: How to repair Exchange-related IIS virtual directories -- part 1 of 4.

Although the current Exchange-related IIS virtual directories are damaged, I still recommend backing them up prior to deleting them, just in case something were to go wrong during the regeneration.

  1. To back up the existing virtual directories, open the IIS Manager console and navigate to your server -> Web Sites -> Default Web Site.

  2. Right click on the Default Web Site and select Save Configuration to a File.

  3. Enter a file name to use for the configuration data, verify that the path is appropriate, and click OK.


STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE: HOW TO REPAIR EXCHANGE-RELATED IIS VIRTUAL DIRECTORIES

 Home: Introduction
 Step 1: Back up existing Exchange-related IIS virtual directories
 Step 2: Remove damaged Exchange-related IIS virtual directories
 Step 3: Create new Exchange-related IIS virtual directories
 Step 4: Reset permissions on the ExchWeb directory

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:   
Brien M. Posey, MCSE
Brien M. Posey, MCSE, is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his work with Exchange Server, and has previously received Microsoft's MVP award for Windows Server and Internet Information Server (IIS). Brien has served as CIO for a nationwide chain of hospitals and was once responsible for the Department of Information Management at Fort Knox. As a freelance technical writer, Brien has written for Microsoft, TechTarget, CNET, ZDNet, MSD2D, Relevant Technologies and other technology companies. You can visit Brien's personal Web site at http://www.brienposey.com.

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