Net stop/start W3SVC and Stop/Start-Service W3SVC vs IISRESET STOP/START

I encountered a problem where I wanted to stop and start IIS by using either the command line or powershell versions of stopping and starting IIS. NET STOP W3SVC NET START W3SVC or Stop-Service W3SVC Start-Service W3SVC Both of those stopped and started the World Wide Publishing service correctly. But both appeared to not stop/recycle … Continue reading Net stop/start W3SVC and Stop/Start-Service W3SVC vs IISRESET STOP/START