Backing up and restoring IIS 7.0 shared configuration

Bill's recent post reminded me of a question I often get about backing up and restoring configuration when IIS 7.0 is being used in the Shared Configuration mode. In this mode, the applicationHost.config file is stored on a UNC share to allow multiple IIS 7.0 servers to share a single configuration file.

When shared configuration is used, the backup behavior may not be what you are expecting, and places more responsibilities on you to maintain proper backups.  Read more at



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