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maximum number of worker processes

Posted By:      Posted Date: April 14, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Our site is running on a 4 processor m/c - the IIS setting "maximum number of worker processes" is set to 1 - and the site is stable but slow at times.  My understanding is that I should be able to increase this maximum to make better use of the processors, initially 5 (CPUs+1).  However this makes the site unstable and throws the user our back to the login screen at random points thenir struggles to recognise the credentials until repeated 4 or 5 times.  It is suggesting to me that their is a relationship between the session state and the workerprocess an this relationship is being lost.

Is my understanding right? am I on the right track but missing a trick?


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