[wix-users] ManagedPipeline property of Application Pool in IIS getting reset during Major Upgrade

Edwin Castro egcastr at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 08:55:11 PST 2018

It's been a long time since I've worked with App Pools in WiX but is your
upgrade deleting the old App Pool and creating a new one? Try checking the
verbose log for signs of the App Pool getting deleted.

Edwin G. Castro

On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 8:12 AM, Ven H via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:

> I am creating an Application Pool through MSI. The Application Pool has Id,
> Name and some advanced properties set like CpuLimit, MaxWorkerProcesses and
> so on, but I am not setting the values for the basic settings like
> ManagedPipeline or ManagedRuntimeVersion. When the application pool gets
> created, the properties are set as expected. Once the application pool is
> created, I also manually set some other properties also, including
> ManagedPipeline. The default for the ManagedPipeline is Classic and I
> changed it to Integrated.
> In my Upgrade MSI, I am setting some other properties on the App Pool. When
> the Upgrade MSI runs, it updates the other properties as expected, retains
> the changes done manually. So far so good. But, the ManagedPipeline
> property is getting reset to Classic, though I had set it to Integrated
> manually after installation, even though other manually updated settings
> are retained. Can anyone please help me fix this?
> Regards,
> Venkatesh
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