Server Application Unavailable error
Posted on 2006-11-11
SBS 2003: I don't know why this started happening today. I added a new virtual directory to my website then all of a sudden all my websites that use ASP 2.0 stopped working with the above error.
Searching on the internet I found some information suggesting that it was a permissions problem on the user account which the application pool within IIS uses. I changed user account to the Local System account and now everything is working. I'm concerned though because when I selected this user account, I was given a very stern warning about the security implications of doing so.
So what's the best way to sort this out?