In this article, we discuss about how to set up periodic recycling for an application pool in IIS.

  1. Open Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager:
    • If you are using Windows Server 2012 or Windows Server 2012 R2: On the taskbar, click Server Manager, click Tools, and then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
    • If you are using Windows 8 or Windows 8.1: Hold down the Windows key, press the letter X, and then click Control Panel. Click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
    • If you are using Windows Server 2008 or Windows Server 2008 R2: On the taskbar, click Start, point to Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
    • If you are using Windows Vista or Windows 7: On the taskbar, click Start, and then click Control Panel. Double-click Administrative Tools, and then double-click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.
  1. In the Connections pane, expand the server name, and then click Application Pools.
  2. In the Application Pools pane, select the application pool you want edit.
  3. In the Actions pane, click .. 
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  4. On the Recycling Conditions page of the Edit Application Pool Recycling Settings Wizard, select at least one of the options in the Fixed Intervals section, type values into the appropriate text boxes, and then click Next.

periodicrestart_howto_26. (Optional) On the Recycling Events to Log page of the Edit Application Pool Recycling Settings Wizard, select the configurable recycling events and run-time recycling events that you want IIS to send to the event log when they occur, and then click Finish.

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Set up periodic recycling for an application pool in IIS

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