Cannot start the IIS admin service as it fails with error:
"Windows could not start the IIS Admin Service on Local Computer. For more information, review the System Event Log. If this is a non-Microsoft service, contact the service vendor, and refer to service-specific error code -2146893818"."
-in event logs we see
Log Name: System
Source: Service Control Manager
Date: 2/20/2019 2:33:11 PM
Event ID: 7024
Task Category: None
The IIS Admin Service service terminated with the following service-specific error:
-- Replacing the metabase and MBSchema from backup (C:\Windows\System32\Inetsrv\History ) does not help sometime.
--uninstallation of IIS6 compatibility feature from server manager works but
--re-install of IIS6 compatibility feature fails with error