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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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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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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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Unable to set password in IIS 8 for Domain User as ApplicationPool Identity

I'm trying to set a Domain User account as ApplicationPool Identity in IIS 8 (Windows 2012). When trying this using the IIS Management Console I always get an error: Value does not fall within 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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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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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 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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Excel cannot access the file with IIS7&Windows Serer 2008 R2(64bit)

I have a web project in .NET 4 that needs to access an Excel file, but it ends up with the following error message: Error occured during file generation.Microsoft Excel cannot access the file ...
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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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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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Web Application Missing Buttons And Receiving Truncated Data - Why Did App Pool Reset Fix?

Problems: My client just called me to complain of a missing link button on an ASP.NET 4 Web Form. He is viewing the site on their local network. I connected to the site on their network via VPN and ...
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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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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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IIS App Pool recycling unexpectedly

I am running IIS in a Parallels VM of Windows Server 2012 on a Macbook (development machine) and any time any of the files in the website change (CSS, HTML, doesn't matter), the App Pool is recycled. ...
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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 Application Pool Identity service account generates millions of authentication requests

I have a load balanced pool of 10 IIS 7.5 servers hosting 3 services. These services run under a single application pool - the identity is set to run as an AD service account. The problem we're ...
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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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IIS 7 Using Domain Account for Application pool identity Invalid Password

I have an asp.net website containing a WCF service that I am developing on a Windows 7 machine hosted with IIS 7. I am needing to connect to an instance of Reporting Services 2005 with the service, ...
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Newly Created IIS AppPool not found

I created a new IIS site in IIS 7.5 (windows server 2008 r2). I created an apppool to go with it. When I try to give permissions to a folder using the identity IIS AppPool\CustomAppPoolName, it can't ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...