I'm troubleshooting this error from event viewer on a Windows 2003 server that is a domain controller that was setup using DCPROMO. I didn't setup the server, I'm coming in after the fact to install our Web Application.
“Error: The Template Persistent Cache initialization failed for Application Pool 'DefaultAppPool' because of the following error: Could not create a Disk Cache Sub-directory for the Application Pool. The data may have additional error codes..
I'm following this microsoft KB ariticle to setup the IIS_WPG and NETWORK SERVICE accounts
I saw that the IIS_WPG group was already setup as outlined, however I'm unable to setup the NETWORK SERVICE account, because the Active Directory doesn't recognize it as a valid object.
The main problem I'm troubleshooting is that an asp script is working internally but externally reports a 404 NOT FOUND error. The first steps in this is to clean up the event viewer of any ASP Errors.