Overview of ASP.NET Process Isolation (IIS 6.0)

When Microsoft ASP.NET is enabled on a server running Microsoft Windows Server-TM- 2003, by default it runs in the Internet Information Services (IIS) 6.0 worker process isolation mode. Using worker process isolation mode enables application pooling, recycling, and various application health detection. However, if your application has compatibility problems in this mode, you can switch to run IIS 6.0 to IIS 5.0 isolation mode.

If you install ASP.NET and the Microsoft .NET Framework on a server running Windows XP Professional or Windows 2000 Server, ASP.NET automatically provides its own process model to run in.

This section outlines the process model, and discusses how to use the ASP.NET process model.

This section includes the following information:

Process Model Modes: Describes the differences between the IIS 6.0 worker process isolation process model and the ASP.NET process model.

Using the ASP.NET Process Model: Describes how to enable and configure the ASP.NET process model in IIS 6.0.

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