IIS problem with SP2

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Subject: IIS problem with SP2
Posted by:  Polchen
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009

currently we seem to have the problem described here:

https://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=449469

on one of our production servers running Windows Server 2008 SP2. On average
IIS crashes once or twice a day. So our web application is still usable but
far from reliable. The problem only appeared since the installation of the OS
SP2 and it becomes worse when more users are connected. The cause for the
crashes are nullpointer exceptions. Some of these exceptions are not directly
triggered by our code (maybe timeouts...) and therefore cannot be caught by
our exception handling code.

The only workaround listed on Connect is to uninstall SP2, which is
something we really would like to avoid on that server now.

Any ideas for a less brutal solution, or workarounds? We are currently
considering disabling connection pooling as an interim solution.

Paul

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