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IIS 7 - worker processes more than one

if i set worker process as 1, my application pool hangs. if i set it at least 6, everything works fine. but every article i read says "don't set it more than 1" so, in this practice, am i wrong? or ...
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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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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_IUSRS Can Access a File, but Application Pool Identity User Cannot

I am trying to understand IIS file permissions. A given file has "full control" permissions for IIS_IUSRS. But it seems all Application Pool Identity users cannot access the file. (I have noticed ...
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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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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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IIS CPU Limit not taking effect on Azure VM

we've got some old legacy web apps that we host on an azure VM. In some circumstances they get stuck in a situation that spins the W3WP process into 99%> and causes grief for the server. They're not ...
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IIS recycle causes rapid fail to shut it down

I have a php website with rapid fail protection at default of 5 fails in 5 minutes, with a pool recycle limit set to 300,000 kb. The w3wp process isn't going above 100mb in task manager, and under ...
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Is it possible to create an application pool specific to a folder underneath a website in IIS?

Goal: add a separate application pool to a subfolder within a web site. What I've tried: Create an Application in IIS, point the Physical Path to the folder located under the site (%systemroot%\...
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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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Where in the event log is the IIS AppPool recycling events being recorded?

I turned on all the options for IIS AppPool recycling logging and recycled the app pool a few times and I am not seeing the events in the event log. I refreshed a few sections in the event log. Where ...
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Stopping IIS Application Pool: are in-flight requests drained?

Is there any official documentation on what happens with in-flight requests when an IIS Application Pool is stopped (either from withing the UI or programmatically)? I suspect that an AppPool is "...
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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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Repeating loss of session variables occurring with web application after moving to new server

I have an old web application which formerly ran on a windows 2003 server. When I moved it to a new Windows 2008 server, I started receiving an error that I never had before. The app uses a windows ...
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How many worker processes should I allocate for an Application Pool in IIS?

I've got a Python application that I'm serving via IIS using ISAPI-WSGI. I've got it in its own application pool so that I can restart the Python interpreter whenever I want without disturbing other ...
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Will changing recycle times cause app pool to reset?

We have an app pool that is currently set to recycle at 1:30am and 5:30am. I would like to remove the 5:30am entry so that it only recycles once a day. Will this update cause the application pool to ...
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Application Pool failling with client_reset errors in httperr followed by 503 2 Disabled errors

On our server running Server 2008 R2 using IIS 7.5 we have one of our sites that stops responding to requests and eventually produces 503 errors. The site is also running Coldfusion 10. These failures ...
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IIS AppPool Identity and local groups

I'm trying to use local groups to control read/write permissions on some folders that are accessed by multiple application pools of IIS (8.5 on WinSrv2012r2). I have some issues when I add or remove ...
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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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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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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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Too many IIS connections to self

I have a server 2012 running IIS 8.0 and Ektron 9.10. Often at various times, the netstat output shows several thousand connections from port 80 to various other ports on the same server. It's as if ...
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IIS7 32bit application does not fire error pages, only empty page

I'm configuring IIS7.5 on a new 64bit server to handle a older website that uses few 32bit components and a MS Access database. I've set successfully the application pool to support the 32bit - so ...
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UnauthorizedAccessException in ASP.NET application after changing application pool identity

I have a SharePoint (MOSS 2007) instance running on Windows Server 2003 and IIS 6. In IIS, I have set up an ASP.NET application via a virtual directory under the SharePoint website. SharePoint is ...
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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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Does binding a new domain to a website cause an app pool recycle in IIS 7.5?

I have an application (Sitecore) running as a single IIS website in IIS 7.5. The application has bindings for multiple domains and has application logic for providing different content for each of ...
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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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How can I assign active directory permission to the default app pool identity

How can I assign active directory permission to the default app pool identity [IIS APPPOOL{application pool name}]? I am trying to do this to enable a web application query active directory groups, ...
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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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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 stop-...
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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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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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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 7....