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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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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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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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57 views

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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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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What kind of ASP.NET error will trigger Rapid Failure Protection in IIS Application Pool?

In our production environment, we have the standardized practice of configuring the Application Pool. We always enable the Rapid Failure Protection, and under the "Maximum Failures" section, we set it ...
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1answer
472 views

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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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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IIS worker process will not start

I am having a problem on several servers where an ASP.NET 4 application on IIS 8 (Windows Server 2012) application pool will not actually handle requests. The application pool status is listed as ...
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1answer
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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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Configuring IIS application pool to access SQL Filestream with ApplicationPoolIdentity

I have an IIS 7.5 server with a number of applications in a single Application Pool. Some of these applications access a SQL Server 2008 R2 Filestream on a remote machine, on the same domain. The ...
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Identify which application pool is using CPU / Memory

We have a web server with many Web Sites. Each web site has it's own application pool. Currently all application pools use the identity of the same domain user. When one of the sites starts to ...
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1answer
55 views

IIS not serving static or dynamic content

I am trying to load: http://localhost and http://localhost/folder/page.html and http://localhost/folder/page.php and I just get the hour glass showing that it is loading, but nothing ...
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1answer
346 views

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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1answer
706 views

Is it bad if your Virtual Bytes count is high in an application pool in IIS?

Related to What does Virtual Bytes mean in Worker Processes pane in IIS7.5 Manager? I have a server running a few different sites. We're seeing some performance and memory issues. When I go to ...
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1answer
470 views

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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703 views

IIS permission configuration issue

Sorry the title of this question is a little ambiguous but I don't really have any idea where the issue lies - I'm seeking some clarification of the server error logs. Basically, I had a dedicated ...
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1k views

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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1answer
554 views

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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1k views

Is the serviceAutoStartProvider attribute required to auto-start an ASP.NET application?

I've been reading Scott Guthrie's post on Auto-Start ASP.NET Applications, which provides examples on how to setup an ASP.NET 4.0 application to auto-start. <applicationPools> <add ...
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1answer
301 views

DefaultAppPool Identity Account in IIS6

I need to create a User account that is A) not within the IIS_WPG Group that will write to folders, and B) is used as the DefaultAppPool Identity Account. The purpose of B is because of preventing ...
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1answer
852 views

PHP on IIS 7.5/W2K8 using IUSR Account not IIS_APPPOOL\DefaultAppPool

I am setting up a new web server and trying to use the new Application Pool Identities available in Windows Server 2008 R2 (as described here: ...
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397 views

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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1answer
169 views

IIS 7: Application Pools configuration

We recently had to move some of my websites from Apache to IIS 7 (on Windows Server 2008). Now I have to put my hands on it, and I found this application pools configuration (I obscured websites ...
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2answers
903 views

IIS 7.5, need help to understand how app pool recycling works

I am using windows server 2008 R2 to only host one application (asp.net mvc3). The first time the initial page load was really slow. In my app pool recycling setting, only "regular time ...
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3answers
3k views

Warming up an IIS Application Pool automatically?

So IIS likes to shut down app pools that aren't in use. While this makes sense, I would like to have certain app pools conterminously running, but I don't want to just disable the automatic app pool ...
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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 ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Assign more memory to w3wp worker processes

My workers processes cap out at 70mB. How do I raise this limit? I have 4Gb on Windows 2003 IIS6. Thanks!
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1answer
373 views

How to Monitor IIS app pools and alert for any down time?

Does any one have any good ideas for monitoring IIS 7 app pools for down time and either auto restarting them or alerting through email on them? I found this link with a nice power shell script but ...
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2answers
3k views

IIS Identities: Application Pool vs Connect As in Basic Settings

In the Basic Settings section of a website in IIS 7.5, there is an option to specify a user account via Connect As.... If this is kept off, pass through authentication is used. I assumed that would ...
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4answers
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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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1answer
267 views

Setting permissions to ApplicationPoolIdentity on Remote Machine

We've just added a new development server to our office network running Windows Web Server 2008 with IIS7.5 and SQL 2008 R2. We don't RDP to the server, instead we run IIS Manager and SQL Mgmt Studio ...
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2answers
939 views

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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3answers
2k views

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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1answer
649 views

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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2answers
7k views

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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1answer
190 views

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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1answer
497 views

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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1k views

How does connection pooling work on IIS?

I am posting this on behalf of a friend. Is there a document that explains how does IIS connection pooling work, especially in clustered environments (with load balancing, and databases in the ...
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1answer
716 views

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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2answers
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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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2answers
475 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
2k views

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 ...
2
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1answer
402 views

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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2answers
4k views

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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1answer
313 views

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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2answers
112 views

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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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 ...