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Hi there,

I would like ti know how to schedule an IIS application pool restart to happen twice daily. Can this be done via the IIS MMC or would need to be scripted?

I would also like to catch which process is causing a possible memory leak, is there a way to log and catch this?

Thanks
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Application pool recycling can be done both on demand as well as scheduled, for details please refer to Microsoft Technet page http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753179(WS.10).aspx 

You can also recycle using a command: appcmd recycle apppool /apppool.name: APP_POOL_NAME

Regarding memory leaks, you may use the "Resource Exhaustion Prevention" http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd393057(WS.10).aspx 
Please refer also to MSDN blog post http://blogs.technet.com/b/mikelag/archive/2010/09/04/detecting-low-virtual-memory-conditions-in-windows-2008.aspx 

For detailed tracing of processes memory consumption, you may consider using commercial Monitoring and Management solutions like "up.time"  http://www.uptimesoftware.com/metrics.php
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Thanks for the information.  I've set a schedule to restart during the night. With regards to Resource Exhaustion Prevention, its not clear in the article how you configure this? Could you break it down into steps?

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Regarding "Resource Exhaustion Prevention", please ask assistance from other experts.
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