How to get an Insight on Application Pools Reports?
 
Click on button.Or Select Insight Reports from the Report menu. 

The Connect to IIS Server dialog box will appear.

   
 

Enter a server name in the textbox.
or
Select a server from the Favorites dropdown. This dropdown will contain the list of web servers available in the Favorite Web Servers list.
or
Click  button to browse for computers running IIS. This operation may take some time depending on the size of the domain.

Click 

The report window will be launched after the server validation.
 

Select and expand the Application Pools Reports in the left pane of the newly launched report window, and then click on child node.

The following message will appear on screen, if the report data has not been already collected:

Select Yes to collect data.
 
Note:
  • If you select No, then the required data would not be collected. As a result, you may see zeroes against Insight items for which data is not available.
The report would be displayed as shown below:

 
View Options
You can modify parameters of the selected item by clicking on View Options and get the desired report. The Options dialog would be displayed as shown below:

Modify the parameters and click OK to refresh the report. Note that parameters can be set both in "Summary" and "Details" view of Insight report. Furthermore, parameters can be set on an item-by-itembasis only.
Note: Some of the reported items may not have parameters to set. If the selected item does not have parameters, then you would see the following message appear on screen:

 
View Details
You can view detailed information of the selected item, by clicking View Details. Details of the selected item would be displayed as shown below: 

 
To navigate back to the "Summary" view of the Insight report click Back.
Note: Some of the reported items may not have any details, for instance, the item that displays the total count of objects. If the selected item does not have details associated with it, then you would see the following message appear on screen:

 
Items Reported
The following tables lists the count-based items for Web Sites Reports and their corresponding settings:
 
General:
Count-based Item Name Description Parameters Detail Report
Total number of Application Pools.

Displays the total number of Application Pools.

None No detail report
Total number of Application Pools that have been running.

Displays the count of running Application Pools

None Displays the report for running Application Pools.
Total number of Application Pools that have been stopped.

Displays the count of stopped Application Pools

None Displays the report for stopped Application Pools.
Worker Process Recycling:
Count-based Item Name Description Parameters Detail Report
Number of application pools that have recycle settings set.

Displays the count of application pools that have recycle settings set.

None Displays the application pools details that have recycle settings set.
Number of application pools that have 'Recycle (in minutes)' greater than N.

Displays the count of application pools that have 'Recycle (in minutes)' greater than the specified number.

Specify a number (count) of 'Recycle (in minutes)' Displays application pools details that have 'Recycle (in minutes)'greater than the specified number.
Number of application pools that have recycle schedule settings set.

Displays the count of application pools that have recycle schedule settings set.

None Displays the application pools details that have recycle schedule settings set.
Memory Recycling,Health,Identity:
Count-based Item Name Description Parameters Detail Report
Number of application pools that have maximum virtual memory set.

Displays the count of application pools that have maximum virtual memory set.

None Displays the application pools details that have maximum virtual memory set.
Number of application pools that have maximum used memory set.

Displays the count of application pools that have maximum used memory set.

None Displays the application pools details that have maximum used memory set.
Number of application pools that have enable pinging set.

Displays the count of application pools that have enable pinging set.

None Displays the application pools details that have enable pinging set.
Number of application pools that have rapid-fail protection set.

Displays the count of application pools that have rapid-fail protection set.

None Displays the application pools details that have rapid-fail protection set.
Number of application pools that have predefined identity setting.

Displays the count of application pools that have predefined identity setting.

None Displays the application pools details that have predefined identity setting.
Number of application pools that have configurable identity setting.

Displays the count of application pools that have configurable identity setting.

None Displays the application pools details that have configurable identity setting.
Performance:
Count-based Item Name Description Parameters Detail Report
Number of application pools that have idle timeout set.

Displays the count of application pools that have idle timeout set.

None Displays the application pools details that have idle timeout set.
Number of application pools that have request queue limit set.

Displays the count of application pools that have request queue limit set.

None Displays the application pools details that have request queue limit set.
Number of application pools that have enable CPU monitoring set.

Displays the count of application pools that have enable CPU monitoring set.

None Displays the application pools details that have enable CPU monitoring set.
Number of application pools that have 'Maximum number of worker processes' greater than N.

Displays the count of application pools that have 'Maximum number of worker processes' greater than the specified number.

Specify a number (count) of 'Maximum number of worker processes'. Displays application pools details that have 'Maximum number of worker processes'greater than the specified number.