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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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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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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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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....
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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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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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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 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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Win2k8R2 / IIS 7.5 - users getting 503 response, no 503 error reported in logs

I've got 2 web servers with mirrored content. There's a load balancer sitting in front of them. Starting yesterday we've been getting people complaining about 503 errors. i can't find any 503 errors ...
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Too many connections to SQL 2005

I have a situation where an application is over time opening a cumulative 6000 + connections to a 32 bit SQL2005 SP2 backend from a couple of app servers eventually causing internal memory pressure (...
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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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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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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 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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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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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 ...