Article ID: 811320 - View products that this article applies to.
When you try to view a page in an ASP.NET application, you may receive the following error message:
The following error message also appears in the Application event log:
Server Application Unavailable
The web application you are attempting to access on this web server is currently unavailable. Please hit the "Refresh" button in your web browser to retry your request.
Administrator Note: An error message detailing the cause of this specific request failure can be found in the system event log of the web server. Please review this log entry to discover what caused this error to occur.
aspnet_wp.exe could not be started. HRESULT for the failure: 80070005
This problem occurs because the process model user account (by default, ASPNET) does not have the correct user rights for the required system files and folders to run the ASP.NET worker process.
To work around this problem, verify that the ASPNET account has the correct user rights as follows:
Change the password of the ASPNET account periodically. The password will be reset for the ASPNET account every time that the product is installed. This behavior is by design.
For additional information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323292/ )FIX: Cannot browse to ASP.NET pages if computer name contains certain words
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/315158/ )FIX: ASP.NET does not work with the default ASPNET account on a domain controller
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317012/ )Process and request identity in ASP.NET
For more information about security and ASP.NET, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Article ID: 811320 - Last Review: March 22, 2007 - Revision: 4.6