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:How can IIS quickly locate the site ID or locate the site by domain name?

Last Updated:Dec 28, 2020


If multiple sites are deployed on IIS and more than one domain name is bound to one site, it is inconvenient to view the site and its domain name in the console, or check FTP or website log files. In this case, you must have a method to find the corresponding sites.


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IIS7 comes with an Appcmd tool that allows you to manage IIS by using this tool. You can locate specified sites by running simple commands.

Description: APPcmd.exe is located in the c: Windows \system32 \inetsrv directory.

  • Run the following command to switch to the directory:
cd C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv
  • Run the following command to list the domain names of the websites:
appcmd list site | findstr
  • Execute the following command to find the site associated with the specified URL.
ppcmd list site [$URL]

([$URL] refers to the the specified URL site associated with The.



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