How to backup the IIS 6.0 metabase before making any changes to it while troubleshooting Control Compliance Suite (CCS) Web Console issues.

Article:TECH174972  |  Created: 2011-11-21  |  Updated: 2012-08-14  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH174972
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Issue



How to backup the IIS 6.0 metabase before making any changes to it while troubleshooting Control Compliance Suite (CCS) Web Console issues.


Solution



Note:  You must be a member of the Administrators group on the local computer to perform the following procedure.

To create a Secure backup (password required)

  1. In IIS Manager, right-click the local computer, point to All Tasks, and click Backup/Restore Configuration.
  2. Click Create Backup.
  3. In the Configuration backup name box, type a name for the backup file.
  4. Select the Encrypt backup using password check box, type a password into the Password box, and then type the same password in the Confirm password box.
  5. Click OK, and then click Close.

To create a Non-secure backup (password not required)

  1. In IIS Manager, right-click the local computer, point to All Tasks, and click Backup/Restore Configuration.
  2. Click Create Backup.
  3. In the Configuration backup name box, type a name for the backup file.
  4. Click OK, and click Close.

By default, backup files are stored in the systemroot\System32\Inetsrv\MetaBack folder.
 




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