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Recently we moved to a new hosting infrastructure and our web site, every 30 min or so, comes to a halt and then recovers ...

What we noticed by looking at the performance monitor is that while we have no problem with the CPU/Memory/Disk the number of TCP connections suddenly drop sharply from 90-100 to a flat line of 15. Any ideas??

Server : Windows 2008 R2 Web Server: IIS

Thanks, Eden

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What are your application pool's settings set to ?
Did you keep the defaults ?

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We didn't change the default settings. How it is related to the dropping of connections? – Eden Feb 21 '12 at 10:14
There might be settings to recycle workers... just a thought. – adaptr Feb 21 '12 at 10:23
A drop in the number of connections and the server dropping connections are two different things. – joeqwerty Feb 21 '12 at 11:53

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