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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?

How does IIS connection pooling work, especially in clustered environments (with load balancing, and databases in the backend)?
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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 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 ...
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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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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 ...