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IIS Environment Installer for grunt based in (

Getting Started

This plugin requires Grunt ~0.4.2

If you haven't used Grunt before, be sure to check out the Getting Started guide, as it explains how to create a Gruntfile as well as install and use Grunt plugins. Once you're familiar with that process, you may install this plugin with this command:

npm install grunt-iis --save-dev

Once the plugin has been installed, it may be enabled inside your Gruntfile with this line of JavaScript:


The "iis" task


In your project's Gruntfile, add a section named iis to the data object passed into grunt.initConfig().

  iis: {
    options: {
      // Task-specific options go here. 
    your_target: {
      // Target-specific file lists and/or options go here. 


site 'Default Web Site'; path 'NewSite' pool 'NewSite' managedRuntimeVersion 'v4.0' physicalPath

Type: String Default value: Default Web Site

A string value of site name.


Type: String Default value: NewSite

A string value of url path.


Type: String Default value: NewSite

A string value of poolapp, if null the same of path.


Type: String Default value: http/*:81:localhost

The binding element contains two attributes to configure the binding information: bindingInformation and protocol. The bindingInformation attribute contains the IP address, the port number and, optionally, the host header for the site. The protocol attribute defines the protocol to use to communicate with the site.


Type: String Default value: v4.0

A string value of framework.


Type: String

A string value of full fisical path.

Usage Examples

Default Options

In this example, the default options are used to do something with whatever. So if the testing file has the content Testing and the 123 file had the content 1 2 3, the generated result would be Testing, 1 2 3.

  iis: {
    developer: {
      physicalPath : __dirname,
      site : 'Default Web Site',
      path : 'NewSite',
      pool : 'NewSite',
      bindings: 'http/*:80:localhost',
      managedRuntimeVersion : 'v4.0'

Release History

1.0.5 - Include site creation and bindings values.
1.0.1 - First version working.
1.0.0 - First version, not working.