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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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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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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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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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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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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: It seems advisable to have one application pool per website. Are there any ...
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IIS Sites often goes down and comes up after App Pool recycle

We are hosting about 40 sites in our environment and on a daily basis some sites are going down and after app pool recycle we are able to bring the sites up. We are using .net 4.0 as framework and ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 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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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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Hardware reader utility works under IIS Express but not IIS

I'm developing an ASP.NET Web API (2.2) Intranet service at work that encapsulates access to a smart card reader for generating public key signatures. The smart card reader relies on an open-source ...
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500 Error when using custom account for application pool in IIS 7

I have a very simple site with only static files in IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008 SP2. When I try to access any static file I get a 500 error. If I rename an html file to have an aspx extension it ...
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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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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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IIS not logging On Demand App pool recycling

I am unable to get IIS to log on demand app pool recycling. I've followed the directions in this TechNet article: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753412%28v=ws.10%29.aspx I see entries ...
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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 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 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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In IIS 7.0, what is the difference between the application pool identity and the web site identity?

In IIS 5.0, by default the identity account of an application pool is ASPNET, and the website, unless impersonation is enabled, run under the account of its application pool's identity. But in IIS ...
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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 7 multiple application pools optimisation to avoid recycling

I have 4 application pools in IIS. Each application pool in turn has been assigned to a number of web applications. Activities on one of the interactive web application (on say AppPool X) become ...
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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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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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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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Why are 32-bit application pools more efficient in IIS? [closed]

I've been running load tests with two different ASP.NET web applications in IIS. The tests are run with 5,10,25, and 250 user agents. Tested on a box with 8 GB RAM, Windows 7 Ultimate x64. The same ...
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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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Cannot find “IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name}” user account in Windows Server 2008

Normally when setting up IIS 7, I'm used to allowing permissions to user IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name} on the root folder of my web application(s). I also give permissions to IUSR (or the ...
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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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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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PHP suddenly failed after IIS update [closed]

All my application pools were stopped this morning after I got to work. I can restart them, but when I try to load the website the app pool crashes again. Update: I've looked in the GAC as the error ...
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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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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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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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How do I increase the queue length in IIS's default app pool via command line?

I have a farm of IIS servers running Exchange and we are getting this error in HTTP Error: HTTP/1.1 POST /ews/exchange.asmx - 1 Connection_Dropped_List_Full MSExchangeServicesAppPool The advice ...
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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 ...