Sunday, February 08, 2009

Tips & Tricks: How to change the App Pool which is used by your web application

If you would like to use advanced IIS features and configuration on your development machine then you first need to make your web application use IIS Web Server for development.  You can do so as described below:

Once you app is using IIS you can go to IIS Manager by going to Start --> Run and typing Inetmgr... In IIS Manager navigate to your application (which will be typically under "Default Web Site")

Now click on the "Basic Settings" as shown below and change the app pool by clicking the "Select"  button:


All the available app pools on your machine will be shown in the select drop down as below:


e.g. Default App pool to use IIS Integrated Pipeline (Learn more by clicking here), Classic .Net App Pool for non integrated mode...

Hope this helps...

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