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I have created an ASP.net application which creates thread in infinite loop. And set maxWorkerThreads to 20 in processmodel in machine.config.

When i checked Thread count in perfmon there was around 7000 threads created in worker process.

Or how can we restrict thread creation in ASP.net with IIS6/7.

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If the app isn't using the ThreadPool, that setting won't apply. Also, I believe the app can set that value itself if it chooses -- machine.config won't override explicit programmatic parameters.

Is this an app you have source for, or a third-party app you can't get under the hood of?

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