Not neccessarily. There is a tool from Microsoft, that is installed when installing IIS, called IISReset which is located in the %windir%\system32\ folder. It can be run from the command line, and takes parameters.Usage: iisreset [computername] /switches
|Stop and then restart all Internet services.
|Start all Internet services.
|Stop all Internet services.
|Reboot the computer.
|Reboot the computer if an error occurs when starting,stopping, or restarting Internet services.
|Do not forcefully terminate Internet services if attempting to stop them gracefully fails.
|Specify the timeout value ( in seconds ) to wait for a successful stop of Internet services. On expiration of this timeout the computer can be rebooted if the /REBOOTONERROR parameter is specified. The default value is 20s for restart, 60s for stop, and 0s for reboot.
|Display the status of all Internet services.
|Enable restarting of Internet Services on the local system.
|Disable restarting of Internet Services on the local system.