| Note: Recycling Application Pools can create an unstable environment in a 64-bit SharePoint environment. If operational issues arise, with supporting documentation from the ISSO this check can be downgraded to a CAT III. |
Note: If the IIS Application Pool is hosting Microsoft SharePoint, this is Not Applicable.
Note: If the IIS Application Pool is hosting Microsoft Exchange and not otherwise hosting any content, this is Not Applicable.
Open the IIS 8.5 Manager.
Click the “Application Pools”.
Perform the following for each Application Pool:
Highlight an Application Pool and click "Recycling" in the “Actions” pane.
In the Recycling Conditions window, verify at least one condition is checked as desired by the organization.
If no conditions are checked, this is a finding.
In the Recycling Events to Log window, verify both the "Regular time interval" and "Specific time" boxes are selected.
If both the "Regular time interval" and "Specific time" options are not selected, this is a finding.