Worker process serving application pool was orphaned Rule

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.InternetInformationServices.2008.Worker.process.serving.application.pool.was.orphaned
  • Description:   
  • Target:  IIS 7 Application Pool
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Overridable Parameters

Parameter Name Default Value Description Override
Priority 1  
Severity 1  

Run As Profiles

Name
Default

Rule Knowledgebase

Summary

Web sites and Web applications depend on the availability of Internet Information Services (IIS) application pools. IIS application pools in turn depend on the Windows Process Activation Service (WAS). If WAS is not running or errors occur during the startup or shutdown of an application pool, Web sites and Web applications may not be available.

Causes
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Resolutions

Diagnose an unresponsive worker process

A worker process that fails to respond may exhibit one of the following symptoms:

  • Ping failure.

  • Communication failure with WAS.

  • Worker process startup time-out.

  • Worker process shutdown time-out.

  • Worker process orphan action failure.

To diagnose a worker process that is failing to respond, refer to one or more of the following resources:

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See Also for Windows Internet Information Services Management Pack


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