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Windows Server 2003 SE with IIS strange issue

On a Windows Server 2003 SP2 Standard Edition with IIS 6.0 and only one site running - we have strange issue. There are multiple instances of w3wp.exe process running, i.e. about few hundreds. When ...
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IIS6.0 Stop working and getting “WinRM” & “W3WP process” related errors in eventvwr

I have an issue on my windows server 2003R2 SP2. Suddenly IIS stopped processing HTTP requests and all of the websites on the server gone offline. I did an iisreset and everything goes back to normal ...
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Logging a list of Worker Process Requests when Application Recycle happens

Does anyone know of the best way to log all work process requests that are currently running when an IIS recycle happens. If you go to IIS > Worker Processes > Select an app pool > View Current ...
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100% CPU usage by W3wp.exe on 2003 & IIS 6

Recently, our server started to suffer from increased CPU utilizaiton by w3wp.exe. I ran log parser and found two users with over 1000 hits and another 5 with over 700 hits. I assume that's why the ...
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Windows 2003 IIS 6.0 w3wp PerfMon monitoring

We have a number of web applications set up as Virtual Directories under one web site on Windows 2003/IIS 6.0 servers. Each VirDir has a dedicated App Pool. One of my users wanted to know if I could ...
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Multiple sites on IIS running the exact same code and configuration - some of them put w3wp.exe to 100%, some are fine

Everything worked fine a few days ago. I think everything worked perfectly fine till I tried to create an AMI of this EC2 instance. It appears that the creation attempt caused the server to become ...
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Worker processes not starting in IIS 7.5. What should I check?

I have a Windows 7 machine (Windows version 6.1.7601 SP1 Build 7601) with IIS installed. At some point the installation appears to have become 'corrupted' in some way, as any requests are now met with ...
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IIS7 crash on MSVCR100.dll

Since this morning my w3wp process keeps crashing whenever I try to open an application on the server (IIS7.5). This is the error as it appears in the event log: Faulting application name: w3wp.exe, ...
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Maximum amount of memory per session with IIS/.NET

I'm troubleshooting some memory issues we're running into with a heavily used ASP.NET site hosted on IIS6. Intermittently we have to manually recycle our application pool (process) to resolve issues ...
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w3wp.exe using 50% CPU time when website is not doing anything

I've got a Windows Server 2008 running IIS 7 with a number of different website each with there own application pool. Occasionally each one of these sites will fire up a w3wp.exe process when nobody ...
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Should .NET MVC 3 actions trigger w3wp.exe to generate Process Monitor “PATH NOT FOUND” and “NAME NOT FOUND” errors?

I asked this on Stack Overflow, but it was suggested that I also ask it here, since it could be related to IIS: If I create an out-of-the-box ASP.NET MVC 3 Web Application (non-empty, Razor, no unit ...
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How can you know what is w3wp.exe doing? (or how to diagnose a performance problem)

I'm having a performance problem in a site we've made, and I'm not exactly sure how to start diagnosing it. The short description is: We have a very small site (http://hearablog.com) with very little ...
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How to fix: faulting application w3wp.exe?

In the Event Viewer: Source: Application Error Category: 100 Event ID: 1000 Faulting application w3wp.exe, version 6.0.3790.3959, faulting module kernel32.dll, version 5.2.3790.4480, fault address ...
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Automatically kill the IIS 7 process which is hanging

I have an intermittently occurring problem with my application. It is always under relatively high load (10-50 req/second). Most of the time it runs fantastic, with CPU < 10%. Occasionally ...
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w3wp.exe at 60% after 5 minutes right after App_Pool recycle

I have IIS running on Windows 2003 I have process w3wp.exe running at 50-80% CPU. After running iisapp.vbs i found out that process is connected to AppPoolX where single web application named X ...
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Why do I not see w3wp.exe processes from IIS6?

I have two Windows 2003 x64 R2 IIS boxes that are ostensibly setup the same way. But for whatever reason, one of them has a W3WP.exe process for each application pool and the other one does not. ...
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How to get stack dump from crashing ASP.NET process?

An unhandled exception ('System.Net.Sockets.SocketException') occurred in w3wp.exe [9740]. Just-In-Time debugging this exception failed with the following error: Debugger could not be ...
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iis6 which app pool does each w3wp belong to?

I have a run away worker process. Which of the 10ish sites on this box is it thats going nuts? How can I determine from the pid of the worker process which site he is?
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Does a worker process share its output cache within an AppPool?

Summary: I have an ASP.NET MVC website in IIS named 'Website' using an AppPool named 'WebsiteAppPool'. WebsiteAppPool is configured to allow up to 4 Worker Processes, in effect creating a 'Web ...
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How to convert 'w3wp' process names to PIDs or usernames? (i.e.- "w3wp#29)

I'm running some perfmon counters / reports on an Windows Server 2003 IIS6 web server, that has each web site running under its own application pool/worker process user. The report is providing the ...
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Which requests cause a w3wp process to grow considerably?

On a production environment, how can one discover which Asp.Net http requests, whether aspx or asmx or custom, are causing the most memory pressure within a w3wp.exe process? I don't mean memory leaks ...
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IIS w3wp using high cpu with no traffic

I am seeing the following suspicious behavior on one of our web servers (IIS 6.0 on win2k3). two CPUs hyperthreaded into 4. In task manager and perfmon the w3wp.exe's cpu utilization does appear to ...
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IIS7 w3wp process hung on recycle

A single server has started to sometime leave zombie w3wp.exe processes when trying to recycle. A new process is spawned properly and everything seems to work, except the old processes are still ...
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W3WP recycle return codes

I have an IIS6 machine, running multiple web applications. Once in a while, IIS recycles W3WP. When i look at the error codes, W3WP.exe usually exits with return code -2 (0xfffffffe) but one in a ...