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Running IISRESET from Visual Studio

December 2015

If you want a quick way of running IISRESET from within Visual Studio:

Tools > External Tools…

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Add a new menu item to run C:\Windows\System32\iisreset.exe (note the checkboxes at the bottom)…

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You then get a new menu item…

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And the output is displayed in the Output panel…

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Depending on your UAC settings, you may need to be running Visual Studio as Administrator for this to work.