Considerations for configuring application pools in SharePoint

I usually recommend my customers group similar web applications into the same application pool.  Each application pool brings additional server resources like memory.  In addition, the supported boundary for Application Pools is 10.  Let’s say we have the following web applications. http://collab http://intranet http://extranet http://paycheck I would consider the following configuration: App Pool Name: SharePoint…


Data Collection Requirements for Performance Monitor

All Servers Please ensure that the instructions in http://support.microsoft.com/kb/281884 are followed on each server. This will allow for the Process ID value to be included as part of the process monitor data that is being captured. Download the counters.zip file.  Inside this zip you will find 3 text files that contain the counters we are…


IIS Data Collection Requirements for Windows 2008

1. Start the Internet Information Services (IIS) manager on each machine. The easiest way to accomplish this is via the applet in the Administrative Tools section of the Start menu. 2. Click on the Machine node in the tree (left hand side). This will bring up the area view in the right hand side. Your…


IIS Data Collection Requirements for Windows 2003

1. Start the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager on each machine. The easiest way to accomplish this is via the applet in the Administrative Tools section of the Start menu. 2. Open the tree up (on the left hand side) until Web Sites is available. Select and right-click to bring up the Properties pane. This…