Event ID 5025 — IIS Application Pool Availability

Applies To: Windows Server 2008 R2

Web sites and Web applications depend on the availability of Internet Information Services (IIS) application pools. IIS application pools in turn depend on the Windows Process Activation Service (WAS). If WAS is not running or errors occur during the startup or shutdown of an application pool, Web sites and Web applications may not be available.

Event Details

Product: Internet Information Services
ID: 5025
Source: Microsoft-Windows-WAS
Version: 7.5
Message: Application pool '%1' exceeded its job limit settings.


Diagnose an application pool that exceeds its CPU limit

To diagnose an application pool that has exceeded its CPU limit:


To perform this procedure, you must have membership in Administrators, or you must have been delegated the appropriate authority.

To verify that an application pool has started:

  1. Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Administrative Tools.
  2. Right-click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager and select Run as administrator.
  3. In the Connections pane, expand the server node and select Application Pools.
  4. In Features View, the Status column for the application pool will indicate Started if the application pool has started.

IIS Application Pool Availability

Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.5