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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 ...
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How to diagnose website performance/app pool recycling with Windows 2008/IIS7

Ok, so there are various symptoms here (clients and and our own employees complaining of intermittent slowdowns, getting 'kicked out' to login page or just having a save request not properly save the ...
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How to read a file as the App Pool identity rather than the authenticated user

I want to have an internal website that automatically authenticates users based on their network credentials. However, I want to have the website display image files that are in a directory that most ...
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ASP.NET pages crash IIS7 app pool

I'm running IIS7.5 on Server 2008 R2. I've got an app pool under which I have running a WCF web service, an .asmx web service and an ASP.NET site. Anytime I try to hit any of the ASP.NET pages, the ...
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ASP.NET cache trimming aware of app pool memory limit?

I’m running a ASP.NET application on Win2003 32bit that tends to allocate a lot of memory. To avoid OutOfMemoryExceptions that start to appear when the W3P process exceeds 1 GB, I have set a maximum ...
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Is an iisreset required after changing an application's App Pool?

With IIS6, is it necessary to restart IIS if I change an application's Application Pool? I'm pretty sure the answer is no, but it would be great if someone could confirm this, and possibly include a ...
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CPU Limits for Application Pools in IIS 7.5

I see that in iis 7.5 I can set a CPU % utilization limit for a specified amount of time for an application pool. I can have also have it kill the worker process if this limit is violated. If tell it ...
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Host ASP.NET 4.0 in IIS 6 on Windows 2003 x64

I want to host an ASP.NET 4.0 web application in IIS 6 on Windows 2003 R2 SP2 x64. Is this even possible? I have the following under C:\WINDOWS\microsoft.net\Framework 1.0.3705 1.1.4322 ...
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iis7.5 and classic application pool

I have windows 2008 - 64 bit and IIS7.5 , I can't use web sites under Classic Application pool. if I set Classic application pool, site shows error 404.17 , and try to use static handler for it's ...
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Virtual Memory limit, 60 second recycle in IIS6

I have been required to set the Maximum virtual memory (in megabytes) setting in IIS6 on and it has been enabled with the default value of 500 MB. There has been an issue, since then, of the ...
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How to get old DLL's running on 64bit server

I'm moving my company's websites from a windows 2003x86 server to windows 2008x64 which is running IIS 7.5. The problem that I've got is that all the DLL's which were running fine on the old server, ...
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Why aren't my old DLL's running with my app pool in 32bit mode?

I am moving my websites from a server 2003x86 environment to a server 2008x64. the 2008 server is using iis 7.5 and the app pool I am using is configured for 32bit mode. I get an error 'Server object ...
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error in IIS7 but not on IIS6

I have a website that is we are now deploying to windows 2008 servers that has worked in the past on IIS6 without a problem. It is using .net 2 framework. Most of the website works. Just when we ...
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IIS7.5 App Pool recycling. What is the best schedule for Recycling

I have been using IIS7.5 Since its release. I am also using commerce server 2007sp2. Due to Commerce Servers Need for memory and processor I have the app pool the website is assigned to recycling at ...
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win2008 r2 IIS7.5 - setting up a custom user for an application pool, and trust issues

Scenario: blank win2008 r2 install the goal was to have a couple of sites running with isolated pool and dedicated users A new folder for a new website - c:\web\siteA\wwwroot, with the app (asp.net) ...
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Problem with creation of scheduled task from IIS6 on SR2003

I have also posted this question on stackoverflow, but will also try here, since it might be more system-related I am writing a webapplication using .NET. The webapp creates scheduled tasks using the ...
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.NET Framework version in Application Pools of IIS 7 on windows 2008

I have web service on IIS 7 on Windows 2008. This web service must dlls of .NET Framework 3.5 (I have error about System.Linq using when I try to browse the web site) The only place I found where ...
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Creating an app pool a month to limit the scope of issues

I have about 360 sites running on a single app pool. Now I know we have a coding issue with one of those sites, were we have accidentally coded a memory leak. So what happens is the site runs, the ...
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IIS7.5 Domain Account Application Pool Identity for SQL Server Authentication

In Windows Server 2003/IIS6 land we typically create an app pool that runs as the identity of an AD account created with minimal privileges simply for that purpose. This same domain user would also be ...
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Is is possible to change the default appPool folder location when using ApplicationPoolIdentity in IIS 7.5?

I understand in IIS 7.5, the default Application Pool identity is ApplicationPoolIdentity and on accessing the Web site, it creates a temporary folder under C:\inetpub\temp\appPools with the Web site ...
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How much memory does an IIS 7 app pool consume?

Is there a baseline value for how much RAM an app pool consumes under IIS7?
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IIS6: determine which application pool is using the most resources?

I have several apps and app pools in IIS6 / Win 2003 Server. Right now, one app pool is running at around 500 MB of RAM usage in TaskMgr. I'd like to know which app pool that process represents. ...
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IIS APPPOOL\<PoolName> Application Pool setting ACL in GUI Issue IIS 7.5 on Windows 2008 R2

I can't seem to input the "IIS APPPOOL\PoolName" 'account' into the Windows file/folder ACL setting GUI, it doesn't recognise the account. I understand that this was a problem in vanilla Windows 2008 ...
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IIS 7 503 error, application pool stop crash, defdoc.dll could not be loaded due to a configuration problem

Currently trying to get iis 7 to work, but every time I request a page, the application pool goes into stopped status. In the event log this is what comes back. The Module DLL ...
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Is an IIS-Spawned Process CPU-Limited?

Seems more appropriate here than at StackOverflow; we'll see if it gets closed. Let's say I have an IIS App Pool set to cap at 25%. But the pool runs a webservice which spawns a process. Is that ...
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IIS7 Application Pool Crash

I am running IIS 7.0 on Windows server 2008 R2 and created 1 Application Pool per site and I have 1 site which is causing the application pool to stop. These are the following errors in the Event ...
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Does scheduling recycling app pool in IIS7 help the server conserve memory better?

I have a VPS (IIS7 with Win 2008) It's got: 40 websites and a SQL Server 2008 powering them with only 2 Gigs of RAM. None of the sites are mission critical, they are all just demos. I often have ram ...
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Is it hard for a server, to host 30 000 websites + 30000 databases, with 3 users on each a day?

Is it hard for a server with 500 Ram, to host 30 000 websites + 30000 databases, with 3 users on each a day? Thats for Windows Server 2008, IIS7
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Restart IIS App Pool Automatically

We have a web application that is not completely bulletproof, and on occasion the application pool will die off and not restart without user input. Once it is restarted, it will run just fine for days ...
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IIS 7.5 Application Pool stops on page request

I have problem with IIS and application pools. I have add a blank (with one test HTML file) web site with application pool. When I do a request to this web site in causes application pool of this site ...
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What's the best way to monitor a large number of application pools in IIS7?

Some background first - We're running IIS 7 on Windows 2008. We're running around 250 websites per server with each site in it's own application pool. I need a way to monitor each application pool ...
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IIS 7 Application Pool Identity permissions

In the vein of this question. Other questions have touched on this, but let's get a complete answer down: What specific permissions are necessary for a generic IIS 7 site with a domain user as the ...
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IIS 6 Application Pool Identity permissions

Other questions have touched on this, but let's get a complete answer down: What specific permissions are necessary for a generic IIS 6 site with a domain user as the app pool identity? What ...
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Failed to write metabase key

I'm running IIS7.5 on Windows 7, and it's got IIS6 Compatibility installed due to requirements from our current product installer. After successfully installing our product, I realized I needed to ...
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OWA and IIS Application Pools - recommended Recycling policy?

My sys-admin colleagues have an Exchange 2003 R2 SP2 server running Outlook Web Access (OWA) through an IIS 6 server (naturally). OWA seems to crash every couple of weeks. Looking at the Application ...
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IIS, multiple CPU cores, application pools and worker processes - best configuration for a single site?

We use Kentico CMS and I've exchanged emails with them about a web garden deployment. We have a single site running on a server with 8 cpu cores. In line with Kentico's advice, we have not altered ...
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Setting Up Win2008 Web Server With IIS7

I am setting up a new Win2008 web server with IIS7 for the first time - I have been taking my time learning as I go. So I am wondering if you would you create a separate application pool for each ...
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IIS 6.0 Application pool crash

One application pool on one of our webservers crashed and we found this in the Eventlog, where can we find more information about it? Event Type: Error Event Source: W3SVC Event Category: None ...
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Is it possible to mix 32- and 64 bit application pools on IIS6

I have a 64 bit Windows Server 2003 with IIS6, on which I would like to run some 32 bit websites as well as a few websites, that should run 64 bit. I know how to configure my 64 bit IIS6 to run 32 ...
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How to assign permissions to ApplicationPoolIdentity account

In IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008, application pools can be run as the "ApplicationPoolIdentity" account instead of the NetworkService account. How do I assign permissions to this ...