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Why is IIS allowing only 3 connections at the time?

According to Scott Forsyth's blog, this is a limit set by the Windows licensing team. Below is the information from his blog: Windows Vista – IIS 7 Concurrent Requests Limit | 3 | Home Basic (IIS ...
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IIS_IUSRS Can Access a File, but Application Pool Identity User Cannot

When using anonymous authentication by default IIS uses a specific user named IUSR to access files. This user is automatically a member of the Windows Users but not a member of IIS_IUSRS If you ...
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How can I get the list of app pool using appcmd.exe

below command, get the list of the application pools: %systemroot%\system32\inetsrv\AppCmd.exe list apppool
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What is the effect of stopping an AppPool on currently executing requests?

Yes, stopping an AppPool (rather than killing its process) does also gracefully shut down the ApplicationPool, giving existing requests time to finish. So the behavior is the same as for recycling ...
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Removing phantom applications from Application Pools in IIS7

This is probably safer and simpler than editing applicationHost.config. Powershell PS C:\Windows\system32> import-module WebAdministration PS C:\Windows\system32> iis: PS IIS:\> cd .\...
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Removing phantom applications from Application Pools in IIS7

There is an easy way to fix this. Select the site with the Phantom applications in the application pool. On the right side "Action" menu select "View Applications". This list should show all the ...
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Logging when ApplicationPool is started/stopped via Powershell

As long as you have IIS 7.5 or newer (see the note at the bottom), you can enable additional logging. In Event Viewer, expand the "Application and Services Logs" section. Then expand "...
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change default app pool identity for new sites

There’s a Set Application Pool defaults on the top right Actions Pane. However it will affect existing application pools if they are defaulted as well.
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Why does assigning read and execute permissions to IIS_IUSRS grant access to NETWORK SERVICE?

Any account that is running an IIS application pool is automatically added to the IIS_IUSRS group during runtime. Or more correctly, the security token for the IIS_IUSRS group is added to the ...
Peter Hahndorf's user avatar
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Removing phantom applications from Application Pools in IIS7

Child applications aren't automatically deleted and the IIS Manager can't display them in the tree, so that's your problem... A quick and robust way is to use a PowerShell script to get all ...
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500 Error when using custom account for application pool in IIS 7

Windows Server 2016, IIS 10. This problem can be solved when I give the custom account administrator rights. But I am afraid that the global administrator will remove the administrator rights of this ...
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500 Error when using custom account for application pool in IIS 7

In my environment, due to group policy settings, I wasn't allowed to change "impersonate a client after authentication" setting nor to add the app pool user local admins so I went looking ...
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When will an app pool with both time intervals and a specific time recycle?

On IIS 8.5 (Windows 8.1), I've just run the following test. My start time is 11:04. I set the app pool to recycle at 11:06 (specific time), and also reset every 5 minutes (regular time interval). ...
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Configuring IIS to use multiple application pools for a single website

The only way to have multiple applications pools for one web sites on IIS is to split the site up into various applications, you always have the root application and potentially multiple application ...
Peter Hahndorf's user avatar
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Warming up an IIS Application Pool automatically?

You can follow these steps: Edit %WINDIR%\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config In the <applicationPools> tag, find the relevant app pool of your site and add the attribute: startMode="...
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How can I get the list of app pool using appcmd.exe

You can also do in powershell via Get-IISAppPool in the IISAdministration Module like this: Import-Module IISAdministration Get-IISAppPool
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How to get an email alert if IIS App pool stops/crashes?

An event should occurs when an App pool stops. Check this answers if it help: https://forums.iis.net/post/2143450.aspx "As a workaround, you could try to go to Event Viewer->Custom Views->...
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Windows Virtual Desktop in Azure - Including a Persistent Mapped Drive to Application

I would be careful using the storage key if I were you - essentially, anyone who has that key assumes full control of the share and everything in it. You are no longer authenticating as "<user&...
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On app pool recycle user sessions are lost if application pool identity is set to 'custom account' but not when it is set to ApplicationPoolIdentity

First, to correct a misconception, you're meant to lose state on an App Pool Recycle, unless you've moved state information out of process (for example, by using ASP.Net Session State Server, or a ...
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Application isolation issue on IIS 10 (Windows 2016 Server)

You could workaround the problem by set ntfs permission acl on "applicationB" folder with "IIS AppPool\AppA" full deny and viceversa. Deny
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Application isolation issue on IIS 10 (Windows 2016 Server)

Yes, it is possible. I can provide a high level overview, but to secure your entire system you should really take a look at the CIS Benchmarks for IIS and Windows 2016. These benchmarks go over too ...
Tim Liston's user avatar
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How To Monitor IIS App Pool Password Changes

Look in the event log on your domain controllers for event ID 627, 628, 4723 or 4724. These events are logged when a user changes their own password or an admin resets a password. (If you don't see ...
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IIS NTFS Permissions are not working correctly

I have fixed this by giving the servername\IIS_IUSRS group read access to the wwwroot directory and all subfolders. This probably nullifies my security improvements but it makes it work, so nevermind
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Why is IIS allowing only 3 connections at the time?

I didn't know there was a very low connection limit for non server OS, looks like that is the reason of my 3 connections limit. Thanks @David Schwartz (see the question comments)
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WS 2008 R2 get process by id

According official documentation you do all right, but looks like, when you try to find process, it's finish it work and you receive error.
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Should a user profile be generated prior to use it as IIS Application Pool identity?

No, no need, the profile will be created automatically the first time the Application Pool is used. If you need specific things in the profile you can/should create it first.
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Does installing .NET Framework 4.6.2 on a server resets IIS running application pools?

Well I tried by my own, keep navigating in an ASP.NET Pool 2.0 website and launch .NET 4.6.2 installation. In some machines the pools were actually reset. In the worse case scenarios, some machines ...
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Why is IIS allowing only 3 connections at the time?

in 1993 Microsoft began implementing a hard coded limit to the number of users which could connect to their "server" services running on Windows workstation. This was right around the time of SQL 4....
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Where in the event log is the IIS AppPool recycling events being recorded?

Just to test, I did enabled same options for an app pool and imediately Microsoft-IIS-Configuration/Operational registered some events stating that there have been made some changes to the application ...
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Cannot find "IIS APPPOOL\{application pool name}" user account in Windows Server 2008

This short description was caused me to understand and clarify the subject for me. Application Pool Identity Accounts Worker processes in IIS 6.0 and in IIS 7 run as Network Service by default. ...
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