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Creating an Application Pool in IIS


This article explains how to create an Application Pool in IIS.


The RESTful Engine requires a .NET 4.5 application pool.  If you do not have a .NET 4.5 Application Pool set up, you can create one by following these steps.

  1. Open IIS Manager 
  2. Right click on Application Pools and select Add Application Pool...

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  1. In the Add Application Pool window, name the pool.  This is personal preference.  Name the pool something that makes sense in your environment.  For the .NET Framework version, you must select .NET Framework v4.0.30319, this is .NET 4.5.  Managed pipeline mode is Integrated.

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  1. You will now see your Application Pool in the list of Application Pools.
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