Unexpected core service failure: The World Wide Web Publishing Service is exiting due to an error. Monitor

  • ID:  Unexpected_core_service_failure__The_World_Wide_Web_Publishing_Service_is_exiting_due_to_an_error__6_Rule.Monitor
  • Description:   
  • Target:  IIS 2003 Web Server
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Operational States

Name State Description
Manual Reset Success  
Config Error Warning  

Alert Details

Monitor State Message Priority Severity Auto Resolution
Config Error (Warning) Unexpected core service failure The World Wide Web Publishing Service is exiting due to an error Low Warning Yes

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Summary

The World Wide Web Publishing service (WWW service) encountered an error and is stopping.

Causes

This error can be caused by one of the following:

  • The WWW service is out of memory.

  • The WWW service failed to read the IIS metabase.

  • The WWW service failed to configure the kernel-mode driver, HTTP.sys.

Resolutions

To resolve this issue execute the following steps:

Use Task Manager to check the available memory on the server. If the server is using 85% or more of the available memory, reboot the server.

If the error persists, use the Services snap-in in Microsoft Management Console (MMC) to restart the WWW service and the HTTP service.

If the error persists, contact Microsoft Product Support Services.

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