application pool - 'DefaultAppPool' is being automatically disabled due to a series of failures

Having a tough time with this issue. Not sure how but my ApplicationPoolIdentity is broken.Currently I'm running IIS 8 on Windows 8 with Visual Studio 2012. When trying to debug an application from Visual Studio, or just navigating to the site in a browser I get the following error logged and a 503 error.Application pool 'DefaultAppPool' is being automatically disabled due to a series of failures in the process(es) serving that application pool.If I check out the Application error logs, I find the following error from the User Profile Service.W...Read more

The app pool looses its identity

I am running into a very weird issue, every morning around 8:55 AM one of our SharePoint App Pool looses its identity. Its been happening fore more than a week now.This app pool holds 12 applications, including Serach, Managed Metadata and User Profile.This app pool is running in farm's identity, couple of weeks back we had changed the password of the farm but after that everything was working fine.Then in last one week somehow the app pool started loosing its credentials at around 8:55 AM and eventually stoping the app pool. We change the pass...Read more

Recycling the Application Pool

I was told recycling the application pool might resolve my issue from this post.How does one recycle the Application Pool? What should I be aware of before I recycle the application pool, e.g., what will it affect, what might be a negative result?...Read more

OWSTimer.exe recycles Application Pool when deploying solution

When I try to Unistall/Update the solution in Sharepoint using powershell the OWSTimer.EXE is resetting the Application pool of FrontEnd server. Even in Manifest file, I have mentioned ResetWebServer="FALSE". How can I avoid the application pool recycled while installing?In Sharepoint Logs I found:Solution Deployment : Trying to stop Application pool Web_Frontend..Solution Deployment : Starting application pool Web_Frontend...Read more