How to solve: ‘appcmd’ is not recognized as the name of a cmdlet

To use the appcmd command, we need to enable IIS Management Scripts and Tools option in IIS.

Here is step by step how to enable it:

1. Open Turn Windows features on or off.

2. Enable IIS Management Scripts and Tools under “Internet Information Services” => “Web Management Tools”.

3. We will see the appcmd.exe in C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv folder then.

4. Add C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv to PATH system environment variable.

We are done! Try to run appcmd in your cmd again, please. It should work!

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Ivan
Ivan
4 years ago

very helpfull Thanks !!

Popie
Popie
1 year ago

Great, thanks very helpful. resolved my issue

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