HTTP Server was unable to initialize due to a shortage of available memory Rule

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.InternetInformationServices.2008.HTTP.Server.was.unable.to.initialize.due.to.a.shortage.of.available.memory
  • Description:   
  • Target:  IIS 7 Web Server
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

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Priority 1  
Severity 1  

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Summary

In order to perform its activities successfully, the Internet Information Services (IIS) World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC) must be free of any I/O errors involving file access, memory availability, and network connections. In addition, any scripts that are used must be accessible and running, and any include files must be configured correctly.

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Resolutions

Check available memory

For more information about low memory issues in IIS, see the article How to use the IIS Debug Diagnostics tool to troubleshoot a memory leak in an IIS process.

You can also use the link below to get a better understanding of the available memory on the server:

Memory\Available MBytes Performance

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See Also for Windows Internet Information Services Management Pack


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