Maintaining Application Health and Performance
Maintaining the health and performance of Web applications is an important part of your job as a Web administrator. Fortunately, IIS has many built-in functions to make this task easier, including:
CPU monitoring and automated shutdown of runaway worker processes
Worker process failure detection and recovery
Request queue limiting to prevent server flooding
Idle worker process shutdown to recover resources
Each of these tasks is discussed in the sections that follow.
Configuring CPU Monitoring
Typically, when a process consistently uses a high percentage of CPU time, there’s a problem with the process. The process might have failed or might be running rampant on the system. You can configure IIS to monitor ...