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Warming up an IIS Application Pool automatically?

So IIS likes to shut down app pools that aren't in use. While this makes sense, I would like to have certain app pools conterminously running, but I don't want to just disable the automatic app pool ...
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Does IIS Sometimes Allocate More Worker Processes Than Configured?

We have an IIS 7.5 web service on Windows Server 2008 that handles WCF requests from C# clients. This service is configured to have Maximum Worker Processes = 1, so it is not a web garden. IIS is ...
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IIS 7.5 AppDomain recycle causing losing session after adding virtual directory to 'Default Web site'

I hope you can help me out here, because i tried to get some answers already in another board (see here) This Question is build on a reply of Scott Forsyth here. When adding a new virtual directory ...
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Assign more memory to w3wp worker processes

My workers processes cap out at 70mB. How do I raise this limit? I have 4Gb on Windows 2003 IIS6. Thanks!
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How to Monitor IIS app pools and alert for any down time?

Does any one have any good ideas for monitoring IIS 7 app pools for down time and either auto restarting them or alerting through email on them? I found this link with a nice power shell script but ...
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application pool stopped

I have problems with an application pool on windows server 2003 R2, IIS 6.0. Sometimes the application pool stops for unknown reasons. I would like to research this. What could be the reason? Where ...
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IIS Identities: Application Pool vs Connect As in Basic Settings

In the Basic Settings section of a website in IIS 7.5, there is an option to specify a user account via Connect As.... If this is kept off, pass through authentication is used. I assumed that would ...
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WHEN does IIS 6.0 Application Pool CRASH with memory issues?

We've been having Out of Memory issues with our mixed classic ASP/.NET site for quite some time. Basically, we see a couple of different cases: Some request (SQL query that returns a LARGE ...
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How many worker processes are assigned to an application pool?

Can I configure the number of worker process, that I need an application pool should use?
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Do each application within one App pool get unloaded in IIS 7.X

Do each application within one App pool get unloaded in IIS 7.X or does it affect the whole app pool? if i have one hundred applications under same app pool are alls of the applications always ...
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IIS 7 AppPool logs an error after recycle due to inactivity

We have Windows 2008 RS Server running IIS hosting an ASP.NET site. This morning there was a weird sequence. First a notice that the AppPool was being recycled due to inactivity: "A worker process ...
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How Does One Test IIS7's OrphanWorkerProcess (along with OrphanActionExe and OrphanActionParams)?

What's a valid way to test IIS7's OrphanWorkerProcess settings are working? I have a script and all the settings in the configuration for my application pool. However, it seems just simply recycling ...
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w3wp.exe hogs memory

On a Small Business Server 2011 installation a whole number of w3wp.exe processes appear to be using a disproportional lot of memory. The SBS out-of-the-box installations comes with a total of 7 sites ...
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WebSites can't access to Sql Server DBs while recycling Application pool

I have some websites hosted on IIS7.5 windows 2008 R2 sometimes I am notified that sites report an error on connection to DBs and can't connect to DB while sql server is running. Nothing changed on ...
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HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable. On Windows 2008 with iisstart.htm

We're getting "HTTP Error 503. The service is unavailable.". Googling has provided lots of near hits, but none have worked so far. The flow is: - confirm all app pools started - open browser to ...
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Setting permissions to ApplicationPoolIdentity on Remote Machine

We've just added a new development server to our office network running Windows Web Server 2008 with IIS7.5 and SQL 2008 R2. We don't RDP to the server, instead we run IIS Manager and SQL Mgmt Studio ...
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IIS 7.5 One Application Pool works, a second one doesn't work

I have a website (Alpha) running successfully on an IIS 7.5 webserver running on Windows Server 2008 R2. I basically want to clone Alpha and have a second website Beta, the same as Alpha, but will ...
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SharePoint Application down in Windows Server

I got a SharePoint environment consist of Web Servers, Index Server and Database Server. The SharePoint application has been down for unknown reason, after I check on the event viewer and the result ...
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Why doesn't shared config on IIS 7.5 replicate app pool identity SIDs?

We have an IIS 7.5 server farm set up using shared config. The config files were exported to a network share accessible to both machines. We know the shared config is working because everything is ...
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ASPX.NET Web Services & IIS7, application pools

I have an aspx.net website running on the .net framework version 4.0, the website uses forms authentication, except for a small portion of the system, where the web services are kept, which has been ...
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Why is IIS loading a different .NET runtime version than application pool is set to?

A website in IIS is set to use an Application Pool that is set to use .NET Framework Version 4.0. This website fails to load DLLs compiled with for 4.0. Pages on this website outputting the ...
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IIS 7.x Application Pool Best Practices

We are about to deploy a bunch of sites to some new servers. I have the following questions about application pools: 1) It seems advisable to have an application pool per website. Are there any ...
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IIS 7.5 Application Pool Identity permissions to use WebBrowser

We have an ASP.NET application which uses the WebBrowser class to generate screenshot thumbnails. Moving it to IIS 7.5 causes it to fail due to permissions. What files within Windows 2008 R2 do I ...
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is it ok to remove %machinename%\users from webroot windows 2008 R2 IIS 7.5

I asked a question here: new installation of windows 2008 R2 ... having permissions issues (everyone has access) last night about not being able to limit permissions to my web folders. It turns out ...
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Application Pool Identity corruption

I have observed a few times while deploying software into IIS that every now and again the related Application Pools fail to restart and in the Event Log we see an error like the following: The ...
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IIS7 - email alert when an Application Pool stops?

I am using IIS7 for my web app, and for some reason, once in awhile the Application Pool crashes (stops). I would like to receive an email notification when this happens. Is this possible? If so, ...
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IIS7.5 Application pools advanced settings - WAS reporting exceed job limit settings

I am really lost with Application pools settings. I am monitoring CPU utilization with resource monitor and/or windows task manager and the server hardly uses over 30% in one second. It seems that ...
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IIS6 - Classic ASP - “out of memory”/“out of string space”

We have a classic ASP application that's under significantly more load than usual. We are from time to time been getting "out of memory" and "out of string space" in the httperr. We do not usually ...
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PHP + IIS Application Pool Identity Windows\Temp permissions

I am currently running PHP (5.3) on IIS 7.5 on a Win2k8 R2 Web Edition Server and would like to know what, if any, problems or security vulnerabilities I may introduct into a system by assigning Read, ...
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Removing phantom applications from Application Pools in IIS7

I have an application in one of my application pools that has a virtual path of '/Site/login.aspx'. I want to remove it but it no longer exists on my computer and it's causing me issues setting up ...
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Will changing an SSL binding to new certificate in IIS7 affect Application Pools, i.e. cause them to recycle?

I want to change SSL bindings to a replacement certificate, but don't want to affect logged in users. Will doing this cause the Application Pools for the web site to recycle? Many thanks, Kenny
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How to set permissions for ASP.NET apps to run under IIS6 with Windows Authentication but without being “world-readable”

We have a departmental web server running Server 2003, IIS 6, and SQL Server Express. IIS is configured for Windows Authentication only and all the App Pools are configured to use the Network Service ...
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authorization: application pool identity cannot access path

I have two very similar ASP Classic apps that both use Windows Authentication and run on the same development PC (Windows 7/IIS 7.5). They've been around for years, and have 'travelled' with me as ...
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IIS, application domains, pools, processes and threads, high level understand

Was hoping if someone could be all these things into perpective for me. This is to better understand operatig systems in general, but also specifically how it applies to IIS. How to application ...
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How does connection pooling work on IIS?

I am posting this on behalf of a friend. Is there a document that explains how does IIS connection pooling work, especially in clustered environments (with load balancing, and databases in the ...
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Website fails after application pool recyle

This past weekend our website running with IIS 6.0 stopped handling calls to web services. The log file was filled with the following error until the server was rebooted approximately 8 hours later: ...
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Using more than 1 thread per app pool causes IIS to return 503's and stop responding

We are hosting a WCF server farm. We currently have 12 app pools, but whenever we increase the threads per pool, we end up getting 503 errors. The service stops responding. How does one tell what is ...
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IIS7 is slow while startup loading pages

I have got Windows VPS.There is 2008 Server Standart Edition 64x in it with 1.25 GB ram.I have installed Plesk 9.0.Everything fine except while loading ASP.NET and PHP applications.. Its sometimes ...
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IIS7 migrating from 32bit to 64bit problems

We are currently in the progress of migrating multiple sites from a x86 win 2008 to a x64 win 2008. We have copied the config dir from and wwwroot's from the old server to the new server but when we ...
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IIS 7.5-hosted app fails after some time when running on AppPoolIdentity

I have a problem with IIS 7.5 at Windows Server 2008 configuration. I'm hosting an ASP.NET MVC application on separate application pool, configured with AppPoolIdentity and .NET 4.0 Framework. The ...
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401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied error from web app running in IIS 7.5 using App Pool Identity

I have an ASP.NET app on a Windows 2008 server, IIS 7.5. When I try to access web site, I get a login popup. If I click "cancel" I get a 401 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid ...
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Kill w3wp.exe if it is working on 100% cpu over a period of time

Im running a ASP.NET website on Windows 2008 and IIS7. From time to time my w3wp.exe start spiking into 100% CPU, and the website hangs. I have not found the reason for this, but that is irrelevant ...
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Is it possible to configure IIS to always default Anonymous authentication to use application pool identity?

Is it possible to configure IIS to always default the identity settings for Anonymous authentication to use application pool identity? There is never a reason I would want it otherwise so it's ...
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IIS 7 - Application pools

I made a CompanySite website in IIS - it's the only website on that server. I created .NET 4 Integrated pool for that website. I've installed ASP.Net site into CompanySite and it works fine. Now ...
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IIS App Pool Identity Internet Settings

How does an IIS App Pool determine its Internet Settings? I'm specifying a custom identity under which to host a .NET web application, a service account that is part of our Active Directory domain. ...
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What does recycling the app pool actually do exactly?

I have had a number of problems in the past that have been solved by simply recycling the app pool. I am currently getting an error occurring about once every other day (SQL server timeout oddly ...
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IIS 7.5, Multiple Application Pools, and URL Rewriting (403.18 — Forbidden)

Is there any way to configure IIS 7.5 to perform URL rewrites to different application pools on the same site without running into a 403.18 error? We're using Helicon ISAPI Rewrite 3 on IIS 6 and ...
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Are Windows Domain Service Accounts Really Necessary?

One of the biggest problems we have in automating application deployments is the idea that running IIS AppPools and Windows Services under domain service accounts is a 'best practice'. Unfortunately, ...
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ApplicationPoolIdentity IIS 7.5 to SQL Server 2008 R2 not working

I have a small ASP.NET test script that opens a connection to a SQL Server database on another machine in the domain. It isn't working in all cases. Setup: IIS 7.5 under W2K8R2 trying to connect to ...
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Where do you change the rate that the IIS app pool automatically recycles?

While I can say I've manually recycled an app pool or two (or thousand) in my day, I don't know much about how this occurs automatically. I assume that after a certain time interval the app pool ...