Posts Tagged ‘IIS’

DotNetNuke: Fix broken DNN installation wizard

Recently, I faced a broken DNN installation wizard which looked like this: In the first moment it seemed, that the web server was very slow and it needed some time to load all JavaScript and CSS files, because the browser’s loading indicator did not stop running. After some research, it turned out that the running […]

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SVN & IIS HTTPS offloading reverse proxy: Fix “Server sent unexpected return value (502 Bad Gateway) in response to COPY request”

Recently, I faced the problem that a SVN server returned the error Server sent unexpected return value (502 Bad Gateway) in response to COPY request for … when trying to commit a SVN copy command. In the special scenario the SVN server is hidden behind a IIS that acts as HTTPS offloading reverse proxy (using […]

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IIS 7.5: Fix “Application pool […] has been disabled. Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered a failure when it started a worker process to serve the application pool.” (Event ID 5059)

Recently on my Windows 7 developer machine the application pool on my local IIS 7.5 web server stopped working immediately after it was (re)started. In the in the event viewer I found an error (Event ID 5059) that says: “Application pool […] has been disabled. Windows Process Activation Service (WAS) encountered a failure when it […]

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IIS 7.5 Application Pools: Understanding default identity “ApplicationPoolIdentity”

In former versions of IIS the default identity for application pools was “NetworkService“. Using this option, the application pool runs under the built-in and low-privileged Windows identity “NETWORKSERVICE“. The disadvantage of this (old default) option is that multiple services using the Windows identity “NETWORKSERVICE” are not isolated from each other, i.e. services could theoretically read, […]

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