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Internet Information Services (IIS) 6 Resource Kit by The Microsoft IIS Team

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Converting to Worker Process Isolation Mode

When the upgrade process is complete, IIS 6.0 is configured to run in IIS 5.0 isolation mode. Although IIS 5.0 isolation mode provides compatibility with existing applications, it is unable to provide all the security, availability, and performance improvements in worker process isolation mode. To take full advantage of these improvements, you must configure IIS 6.0 to run in worker process isolation mode.

After upgrade, most Web sites and applications function in worker process isolation mode without modification. IIS can run in only one application isolation mode at a time — either IIS 5.0 isolation mode or worker process isolation mode. As a result, configuring IIS to run in worker process isolation ...

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