Creating a W3WP Memory dump on Windows Server 2003

On a web server with multiple application pools, there most likely will be multiple W3WP processes.  Therefore, the first action to take when creating a memory dump of a W3WP worker process is to find which one you need to get the dump of.  I wrote a short article on how to get a worker…

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Finding the W3WP worker process PID and associated ID

When you have multiple websites running under different application pools on the same server, you may need to trouble shoot a specific worker process. On Windows 2003 and Internet Information Services 6 (IIS6), I use the iisapp.vbs script as shown in following command, as shown in Figure 1: Figure 1, Find AppPoolId using IIS 6 On…

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