Steps to start/stop IIS Application pool in Plesk


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In windows server IIS Application pool uses to isolate application or website so if pool crashes then it will not affect another application. There are two types of IIS Application pool available.
  • Shared pool: In shared application pool you will get single application pool for all users and websites.
  • Dedicated pool: You can allocate separate IIS Application pool to each customer. You can also set per package IIS Application pool.
Here are the steps to Start/stop or Restart IIS Application pool:
  • Login to Plesk.
  • Click on “Websites & Domains” and you will find option “Dedicated IIS Application pool for Website”, you have to click on it.
  • Here you will find option Stop, Recycle and switch off, you have to first click on “Stop” and then click on “Recycle” to restart application pool.