- A low number of sites are being hosted.
- There are special security concerns.
- Another application or server has need of port 80 on an IP address.
Because DisableSocketPooling is defined as a valid property in the IIS 6.0 metabase schema (MBSchema.xml), you can still set this property by using Adsutil.vbs, but this has no effect. The functionality in IIS 6.0 is part of the new kernel level driver HTTP.sys. To configure HTTP.sys, you must use Httpcfg.exe. For additional information about how to disable socket pooling in IIS 6.0, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
- Open a command prompt and make sure you are in the X:\Inetpub\Adminscripts folder (where X is the IIS installation drive). To do this, type the following lines at the command prompt:X:
- After you open the Adminscripts folder, type the following line at the command prompt:cscript adsutil.vbs set w3svc/disablesocketpooling true
- The command replies as follows:disablesocketpooling : (BOOLEAN) True
- Stop and start the IIS Admin service.
- Restart the WWW service.
Article ID: 238131 - Last Review: Jun 19, 2014 - Revision: 1