IIS Recycling Application Pools

October 3, 2014

So I wrote a little VBScript to help recycle all the application pools on a single server. This will by far be the fastest script you’ll find out here. VBScript on error resume next Set args=wScript.Arguments If args.count<>1 Then wScript.echo WScript.ScriptName & ” SERVERNAME” wScript.Quit Else s=args(0) End If Set objWMIService = GetObject(“winmgmts:{authenticationLevel=pktPrivacy}\\” & s […]


IIS 7 corrupted applicationHost.config

February 29, 2012

The Windows Process Activation Service encountered an error trying to read configuration data from file ‘\\?\C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\config\applicationHost.config’, line number ’0′. The error message is: ‘Configuration file is not well-formed XML’ Uh oh! This has actually happened once to me before. IIS 7 was working great all day long, then at around 3 AM you get a […]


IIS7 SSL works once but then stops.

September 3, 2010

Problem: You installed an SSL Certificate and went to HTTPS://www.domain.com it would work the first time, but then if you close your browser, and go back to HTTPS://www.domain.com it stops working If you have already done some research on the issue or if you notice in your event viewer logs the event id 15300, 15301 […]