How to Recover Deleted SharePoint Central Admin Site from IIS?

SharePoint Central Administration site got deleted from IIS accidentally! It may happen due to a file system got corruption errors. No worries, We can Re-provision SharePoint Central admin site! Let’s provision a SharePoint central administration site using PowerShell.

PowerShell Script to provision SharePoint Central Admin site:
Open the “SharePoint 2013 Management Shell” and enter:

New-SPCentralAdministration -Port 2013 -WindowsAuthProvider "NTLM"

This will Re-provision Central Administration site.

For SharePoint 2007, Use PSConfig to Re-Provision Central Administration site:
In case of MOSS 2007, Use Psconfig.exe as:
psconfig.exe -cmd adminvs -provision -port 2010 -windowsauthprovider OnlyUseNTLM

Re-create SharePoint Central Admin Site

All done, we are back to business.

Salaudeen Rajack

Salaudeen Rajack is a SharePoint Architect with Two decades of SharePoint Experience. He loves sharing his knowledge and experiences with the SharePoint community, through his real-world articles!

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