Ideal technique for IIS 6.0 (Windows Server 2003) back-ups?
We make use of http://www.xs4all.nl/~edienske/abaktu/
It does superb back-ups and also is set up in 5 mins in a tiny xml documents.
We every night unload the IIS XML config right into a directory site making use of Iisback.vbs
We've been making use of the web deployment tool (also known as msdeploy) to sync our major internet server with our failover web servers. It's wonderful - it'll move approvals, IIS arrangement, digital directory sites, documents, folders ; actually, we utilized it to mirror our major internet server onto a fresh Windows 2008 box in concerning 10 mins, and also it simply functioned - actually remarkable.
It's the most effective means we've located of recording IIS documents and also arrangement state.