Backing up your IIS 6.0 Metabase

In previous versions of Internet Information Services (IIS) configurations were stored in the registry.  Part of IIS 6.0's rebuilding was changing where the configuration is stored, which is now a file named MetaBase.xml in your \WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv directory.  Sure, you can copy that file (and possibly MBSchema.bin.00000000h) to a separate directory, but a smarter way to do this is to use IIS 6.0's built-in back-up mechanism.  There are 2 ways to do this, but I'll only be showing you the graphical one at the moment.

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