A simple VBScript for Syncing IUSR password from Metabase to SAM

I always wanted this handy script. Searched for it, couldn’t find one. Yes, there is iissuba.dll to do this, but I don’t want to use that. I wanted a .vbs file like synciwam.vbs to sync the IUSR password stored in the Metabase with the one in Security Account Manager. To do this, first we need…

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ASP.NET_2.0.50727.210 shown as unknown in IIS Manager even after the filter gets loaded in the w3wp.exe process

PROBLEM ASP.NET_2.0.50727.210 shown as unknown in IIS Manager even after the filter gets loaded in the w3wp.exe process. CAUSE Certain Metabase ACLs were missing for the user under which the AppPool runs. Typically, after loading the filter, the Metabase is modified; some new properties like FilterState, NotifyOrderLow, etc will be added. FilterState tells whether the…

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IIS services down – "Error parsing XML file. Reason: An invalid character was found in text content" – 4275 Event from IIS Config in the System event log

Problem IIS Services are not starting Symptoms You may see the following events in the System Event log: Event 7024 from Service Control Manager – The IIS Admin Service service terminated with service-specific error 2149648394 (0x8021080A) Event 4275 from source IIS Config – Error parsing XML file. Reason: An invalid character was found in text content. Resolution…

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