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IIS6 Application Pool Identity 'invalid'

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I'm trying to get the DefaultAppPool to run under the domain account
that we're using for the IIS6 anonymous account, but keep getting the
following warning in the system event log:

The identity of application pool 'DefaultAppPool' is invalid, so the
World Wide Web Publishing Service can not create a worker process to
serve the application pool. Therefore, the application pool has been

followed by this error upon making a web request to the server

A failure was encountered while launching the process serving
application pool 'DefaultAppPool'. The application pool has been

The account we're trying to use is a valid domain account and is a
member of the local administrators' group.

What am I doing wrong?

Thanks in advance...

Nov 17 '05 #1
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try to add new application pool and to set the new one Identity. that
works for me. you can change the application pool of application from
the application settings.

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