An error message is displayed when you try to create a new application pool in Internet Information Services 7.0

SYMPTOMS
When you try to programmatically create a new application pool in Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, the operation fails. Additionally, depending on the method of creation that you are using, an error message that resembles one of the following is displayed.

Note Methods of creation include Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI) and Microsoft Web Administration.

Error message 1
Error 26103. Failed to create metabase key. (-2147024883)
Error message 2
SWbemObjectEx: The data is invalid
CAUSE
This problem occurs because the application pool that you are trying to create has a name that is longer than 64 characters. In IIS 7.0, application pool names can have a maximum length of 64 characters.
RESOLUTION
When you create the application pool, give the application pool a name that does not exceed 64 characters.
fialure failure Inetmgr
Properties

Article ID: 954875 - Last Review: 06/30/2008 22:55:45 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Internet Information Services 7.0

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