Category: IIS

How to find which w3wp.exe Application Pool is using all the CPU or Memory in Windows

So you have a IIS Webserver that is running at 100% cpu and the process causing this is w3wp.exe, this is a good way to find out which App Pool / Site is causing the problem. Create a shortcut with the following command & save as List_IIS_Apppools.cmd %windir%system32cmd.exe /k iisapp.vbs Run List_IIS_Apppools.cmd Download and install Process Explorer here […]

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Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error ‘80004005’ [Microsoft][ODBC Driver Manager] The specified DSN contains an architecture mismatch between the Driver and Application

Found this error when using a Windows 2008R2 x64 server connecting to a SQL 2008R2 x64 Server with an old Windows 2000 ASP.net 1.1 website. Due to the fact that the database and website were designed on 32bit architecture, we needed to connect  from the x64 webserver to the x32 database using an ODBC Connector. […]

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An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator. If you are the system administrator please click here to find out more about this error.

As I am migrating  IIS websites from Windows 2000 to Windows 2008 (ASP.net 1.1), I had this error message when logging into the login.asp form which contacts a SQL Server 2008 database:- An error occurred on the server when processing the URL. Please contact the system administrator. If you are the system administrator please click here […]

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IUSR_ User not working on a website – 401 error

Found this solution to decided to share it out! Goto Computer Management, Users, Right click the IUSR and reset the password. Right click the website, Properties, Directory Security, Authentication and Access Control I’m assuming you have the IUSR User already there so just change the password to what you set in Step 1 Now press F5 in […]

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