IIS Management

Stop IIS server

Stopping IIS can be done by executing simple command in the windows console. This command will stop Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) and World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC). Short guide is provided below.

  1. Open an elevated command-line window. Type cmd in Windows search, right click on it and choose Run as administrator.
    If User Account Control (UAC) window pops up, press YES.

  • At the command prompt, type iisreset /stop and press ENTER. Optionally additional prompt will require to type Y and press ENTER to also stop W3SVC.
  • If all necessary privileges are available you should see the following: 
  • Start IIS Server

    In order to start IIS, please follow the guide.

    1. Open an elevated command-line window. Type cmd in Windows search, right click on it and choose Run as administrator.
      If User Account Control (UAC) window pops up, press YES.
    2. At the command prompt, type iisreset /start and press ENTER to start both WAS and W3SVC.
    3. If all necessary privileges are available you should see the following: