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IIS_IUSRS Can Access a File, but Application Pool Identity User Cannot

I am trying to understand IIS file permissions. A given file has "full control" permissions for IIS_IUSRS. But it seems all Application Pool Identity users cannot access the file. (I have noticed ...
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IIS CPU Limit not taking effect on Azure VM

we've got some old legacy web apps that we host on an azure VM. In some circumstances they get stuck in a situation that spins the W3WP process into 99%> and causes grief for the server. They're not ...
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IIS recycle causes rapid fail to shut it down

I have a php website with rapid fail protection at default of 5 fails in 5 minutes, with a pool recycle limit set to 300,000 kb. The w3wp process isn't going above 100mb in task manager, and under ...
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Is it possible to create an application pool specific to a folder underneath a website in IIS?

Goal: add a separate application pool to a subfolder within a web site. What I've tried: Create an Application in IIS, point the Physical Path to the folder located under the site (%systemroot%\...
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Where in the event log is the IIS AppPool recycling events being recorded?

I turned on all the options for IIS AppPool recycling logging and recycled the app pool a few times and I am not seeing the events in the event log. I refreshed a few sections in the event log. Where ...
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Stopping IIS Application Pool: are in-flight requests drained?

Is there any official documentation on what happens with in-flight requests when an IIS Application Pool is stopped (either from withing the UI or programmatically)? I suspect that an AppPool is "...
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Repeating loss of session variables occurring with web application after moving to new server

I have an old web application which formerly ran on a windows 2003 server. When I moved it to a new Windows 2008 server, I started receiving an error that I never had before. The app uses a windows ...
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Will changing recycle times cause app pool to reset?

We have an app pool that is currently set to recycle at 1:30am and 5:30am. I would like to remove the 5:30am entry so that it only recycles once a day. Will this update cause the application pool to ...
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IIS AppPool Identity and local groups

I'm trying to use local groups to control read/write permissions on some folders that are accessed by multiple application pools of IIS (8.5 on WinSrv2012r2). I have some issues when I add or remove ...
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Application Pool failling with client_reset errors in httperr followed by 503 2 Disabled errors

On our server running Server 2008 R2 using IIS 7.5 we have one of our sites that stops responding to requests and eventually produces 503 errors. The site is also running Coldfusion 10. These failures ...
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Too many IIS connections to self

I have a server 2012 running IIS 8.0 and Ektron 9.10. Often at various times, the netstat output shows several thousand connections from port 80 to various other ports on the same server. It's as if ...
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UnauthorizedAccessException in ASP.NET application after changing application pool identity

I have a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) instance running on Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6. In IIS, I have set up an ASP.NET application via a virtual directory under the SharePoint website. SharePoint is ...
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Does binding a new domain to a website cause an app pool recycle in IIS 7.5?

I have an application (Sitecore) running as a single IIS website in IIS 7.5. The application has bindings for multiple domains and has application logic for providing different content for each of ...
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ApplicationPoolIdentity Environment variables IIS

Is it possible to set Environment Variables for ApplicationPoolIdentity virtual accounts? The documentation on this is practically-non existent. I would like to inject an Environment Variable for ...
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Are Application Pools Generally Larger In IIS 8.5 vs IIS 7.5?

We recently moved our websites from IIS 7.5 to IIS 8.5. We did not change any of the code in the websites The app pools are identical in configuration We are running ~70 sites on this ...
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Why IUSR does not have any permission on wwwroot

I'm trying to understand IIS 8.5 user account model. IUSR: default anonymous user (can be changed). it is the identity which request the web resource ApplicationPoolIdentity: a special identity used ...
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App-pools (w3p.exe's) seem to hang after file update or configuration change

I have the following problem: After an file update or a configuration change to one of the sites running on the iis server i need to kill all w3p.exe's running on that server in order to let the ...
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IIS Stopping/Starting Application Pool

My application pool seems to be in the "stop-pending" state and doesn't react on anything. Neither in the UI nor in the CLI. Is there an option to force the application pool to stop or mock the stop-...
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App pool stopping and not logging any error

We're having an issue in IIS on Windows Server 2012 R2 Core. Our IIS site has its own app pool which is set to run under the application pool identity. Almost immediately after startup when first ...
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When will an app pool with both time intervals and a specific time recycle?

Am I correct in assuming an application pool with recycle settings of: regular time interval: 1740 Specific time: 3:00AM will only reset at 3:00AM, because the time interval is over 24 hours?
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Is running a nightly IISReset outdated?

In the past 2 weeks, our nightly IISReset has not come back up successfully and caused us an outage. We have a Windows Task that runs every night that executes an IISReset, and I'm wondering if this ...
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How to take memory dump when IIS Applicationpool recycles

Applicationpools in our production environment randomly recycle because it reached its private bytes memory limit (Event id 5117). The private memory limit is set to 1.6 gigabytes. From time to ...
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Why does IIS recycle my application pool every 15 minutes?

Today we have a huge number of users on our ASP.NET MVC IIS 7 web application. I notice that approx. every 15 minutes, the application pool process is killed and a new one is started. I did not find ...
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.NET 4.0 applications suddenly stop working with TNS error (IIS 7.5, Oracle 11.2.0 client)

I support an IIS 7.5 web server and I've been having a bit of trouble with my app pools. What I am seeing is every so often, the applications using connections to Oracle databases will stop working ...
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Impact of Server Restart in Application pool

The question is small. I just want to know, is there any effect of server restart on my IIS application pools? Will the application pool be recycled on server restart?
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IIS 7.5 web application failing with NT Authority\Anonymous Logon

I am finding various google results, but none seem to fix my problem. I am setting up a new WINDOWS 2008 R2 box at work that is to communicate with an existing SQL 2012 box via web tools running in ...
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Why can I access my file share only under one ApplicationPoolIdentity?

I've searched around here and found a couple of things to try but none of the other questions matches exactly what is happening with my IIS and application setup. First, some background. A client of ...
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Task Manager shows more worker processes than the max set [closed]

I am doing application pooling for a web application used by huge number of users and set web garden with a max of 20 worker processes. But in task manager, I see more processes than the w3wp ...
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Does recycling an application pool clear the request queue?

I am a IIS nube. I have been reading about the benefits of recycling your application pool to free up memory caused by problematic applications that may have leaks. I understand that by recycling the ...
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IIS Custom AD account for app pool and 500 for most static content

I just tried this morning to switch an old ASP.NET site's app pool to one that use an AD account for SQL access, upon doing so most of the static content on the site was unavailable (i.e. some images ...
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IIS Maximum Worker Process spins only two while max is set to four

I've set my Application pool to Start Mode = AlwaysRunning and the Maximum Worker Processes = 4. And I've set Preload Enabled = True on the website. After recycling the AppPool only two workers spin ...
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IIS 7.5 App pool setting “Virtual Memory Limit (KB)” seems to take effect at a different level

I'm diagnosing problems with / trying to control a website which has a memory leak. The IIS setting "Virtual Memory Limit (KB)" has been set to 15728640 (15GB!) but the App pool seems to be recycling ...
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Automate app pool recycling of an Azure Cloud Service Web Role

How can I script (e.g. using PowerShell) the action to recycle the app pool of a web site hosted in a Web Role on Azure Cloud Services? Only one instance of the cloud service is running (used for ...
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AppPools hang in IIS8

I am running IIS 8 on a windows server 2012 box with 32 gigs of ram. I have about 50 pools that are all pointing at the same source code for a CMS. These pools are broken down to aprox 10 sites per ...
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How do I change the .NET Framework version of a virtual directory without the ASP.NET tab?

I have a website running v2.0 but I want the virtual directory running under it to use v4.0. I've already set the virtual directory as an application and gave it it's own application pool. The server ...
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How many sites per pool in IIS8 [closed]

I am migrating a old server to a new box and i am attempting to clean it up. This box has 600+ sites running on it. I wanted to know what the best practices would be for site pooling. These sites ...
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App Pool doesn't respect memory limits

I am dealing with a legacy .NET app that has a memory leak. In order to try and mitigate a run away memory situation, I've set the app pool memory limits from anywhere between 500KB to 500000KB (...
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Do unused application pools in IIS affect performance?

Due to a major update in our architecture, we now have a few unused application pools under IIS (there are no web sites mapped to them). I understand how it can a good idea to remove them just to ...
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Can I give an application pool access to a remote share without an active directory domain?

I have an IIS application running on Server A. It needs the ability to write to a folder on a UNC share, currently on Server B. I would like to keep the share on Server B, but this environment does ...
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Servers vs. Worker Processes [duplicate]

Just wanted to get some other opinions. I am currently having a discussion on how to go on a web environment. We want to virtualize our web layer for a very active site. However, there is a debate ...
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IIS application pool identity doesn't respect Windows security

I am using Windows 2012 and have configured my IIS application pool to use my own 'XXXWeb' account. My website is using the correct application pool (the W3WP process is also running as 'XXXWeb'). I ...
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Application pool is stopped when the site is on high traffic

Sorry if I am asking a silly question here. We are having problem with one of our websites. Its application pool is stopped whenever the site has high traffic as we notice it always happens when the ...
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Error exporting RSA Keys for IIS applicationHost.config tranfer

I am in the process of standing up new web servers from one in the farm (expanding the farm). These are Windows 2008 R2 servers (IIS 7.5). Part of the process of copying the applicationHost.config ...
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The relationship between IIS Application Pool Maximum Worker Processes and Component Services Application Pooling

We're in the process of deploying a new app into it's live environment. The app servers are running an IIS hosted .NET application that uses EntityFramework and makes numerous calls to a non .NET COM+...
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When Should I Stop/Start an IIS Application Pool?

I was told that every time I refresh our web site, either individual pages or the entire site, I should first stop the application pool, update my website file or files, then start the application ...
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Configuring Custom App Pool in IIS 7.5

I'm having a problem that is killing me for two days. The problem is that I have to configure two reports (ColdFusion+DotNet) on IIS (Server 2008, V7.5) such that they work on seperate application ...
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IIS 6 windows 2003 86x ASP.net 2.0 site with asp.net 4.0 sub folder slow performance

I have an Windows 2003 server with an IIS 6 website running on it. recently we have had a component developed in .NET4.0 and installed in a sub folder to the website. A new App Pool was created for ....
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How can I find which website has this error?

Server OS is: Windows 2003 R2 X64 Webserver is: IIS 6 There is an error in Event log: It is not possible to run two different versions of ASP.NET in the same IIS process. Please use the IIS ...
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How can I assign active directory permission to the default app pool identity

How can I assign active directory permission to the default app pool identity [IIS APPPOOL{application pool name}]? I am trying to do this to enable a web application query active directory groups, ...
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Configuring IIS application pool to access SQL Filestream with ApplicationPoolIdentity

I have an IIS 7.5 server with a number of applications in a single Application Pool. Some of these applications access a SQL Server 2008 R2 Filestream on a remote machine, on the same domain. The ...