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How to change the service application's application pool

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint

Hi all,

I have a small 2010 farm (DB server/app server/WFE) implemented on vmware virtualization and I'm having CPU performance issues in the App server (quad core, 8 GB used by 50 people...). While I was creating the service applications I gave each a separate application pool since that seemed the best practice to follow, but now have more than 10 w3wp processes consuming cpu and memory. After some research I found that for performance purposes one should minimize the number of app pools, so now I want to change them and remove a few.

Any ideias how one can do it? Is there a method? It's not something one can use the UI directly to do....


Thanks in advance

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