Step 2. Configuring Application Pools

About this task

Complete the steps below to create one or more application pools on the IIS Server.


  1. Click the icon on the bottom toolbar, then click Control Panel on the Start page.
  2. Click Administrative Tools, then select Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. If you receive the following pop-up message, click Cancel.
  3. When the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager page appears, right-click Application Pools in the left panel and select Add Application Pool.
  4. In the Add Application Pool pop-up, in the Name field, enter a name for your App Pool. In this example, BQM App Pool is used.
  5. From the .NET CLR version drop-down list, select No Managed Code.
  6. From the Managed pipeline mode drop-down list, select Classic.
  7. Ensure the Start application pool immediately check box is selected.
  8. Click OK. Your App Pool appears in the Application Pools list.
  9. Right-click on your App Pool name (BQM App Pool in this example) and select Advanced Settings.
  10. For Enable 32-Bit Applications, select True from the drop-down list, then click OK.
  11. Continue to Adding a Virtual Directory.