application pools in iis overview

As defined in Internet Information Services (IIS) an application Pool is a collection of one or more URLs that are serviced by one or a set of worker processes. After installation of SharePoint, open IIS Manager. You will notice application pools in iis.

IIS Reset on all SP Servers using PowerShell

This script will list all SP Servers and restarts IIS on all of them. add-PSSnapin microsoft.sharepoint.powershell $spserver = get-spserver | ?{$_.role -eq “Application”} foreach ($server in $spserver) { write-host “Performing IIS Reset on Server:”$server.name iisreset $server.Name }