Sometimes you need to convert a Windows SID (security identifier) to an username, or vice versa (an username to an SID). In this post I show you a couple of methods to translate the one into the other. One is using VBScript and one is using PowerShell.
How to stop and start application pools using VBScript and ADSI in Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6.0. Iterate with vbscript and ADSI through the IIS 6.0 metabase AppPool objects, find out their .State value and start an AppPool if its state isn’t running.
Adsutil.vbs is a versatile and useful tool to administer IIS 6.0 servers, and everyone knows it of course. But, did you know there is a remote server command line parameter? With this you can use Adsutil.vbs on remote IIS servers. The parameter is: -s.