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win_iis_virtualdirectory – Configures a virtual directory in IIS

Synopsis

  • Creates, Removes and configures a virtual directory in IIS.

Parameters

Parameter Choices/Defaults Comments
application
string
The application under which the virtual directory is created or exists.
name
string / required
The name of the virtual directory to create or remove.
physical_path
string
The physical path to the folder in which the new virtual directory is created.
The specified folder must already exist.
site
string / required
The site name under which the virtual directory is created or exists.
state
string
    Choices:
  • absent
  • present ←
Whether to add or remove the specified virtual directory.
Removing will remove the virtual directory and all under it (Recursively).

See Also

See also

win_iis_webapplication – Configures IIS web applications
The official documentation on the win_iis_webapplication module.
win_iis_webapppool – Configure IIS Web Application Pools
The official documentation on the win_iis_webapppool module.
win_iis_webbinding – Configures a IIS Web site binding
The official documentation on the win_iis_webbinding module.
win_iis_website – Configures a IIS Web site
The official documentation on the win_iis_website module.

Examples

- name: Create a virtual directory if it does not exist
  win_iis_virtualdirectory:
    name: somedirectory
    site: somesite
    state: present
    physical_path: C:\virtualdirectory\some

- name: Remove a virtual directory if it exists
  win_iis_virtualdirectory:
    name: somedirectory
    site: somesite
    state: absent

- name: Create a virtual directory on an application if it does not exist
  win_iis_virtualdirectory:
    name: somedirectory
    site: somesite
    application: someapp
    state: present
    physical_path: C:\virtualdirectory\some

Status

Authors

  • Henrik Wallström (@henrikwallstrom)

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