Tip#98: Did you know… The default Application Pool Identity in IIS 7.5 (Windows 7) changed from NetworkService to AppPoolIdentity?

In Windows 7, IIS application pool isolation was taken yet to a different level. The new change introduced in IIS7 (Windows Server 2008) was a new option to run your application pool as AppPoolIdentiy. However, the default for an application pool identity in IIS7 remained the same – NetworkService. In IIS7.5, AppPoolIdentiy becomes a default….