I found this error occurred on iis5.0 on a win2000 server; when the
Execute Permission of the Virtual Directory where set to anything other
then Low(IIS Process).
I think, by default, the setting is Medium(Pooled).
I run a small intranet that isnt effected by this change and have had no
problems since. I have come across is twice and have found this to be the
> This exact same problem is now happening to me. Did you find a solution
> other than rebuilding?
> > Hi, I've got a serious problem with IIS 5 on Win2k service pack 2.
> > All of a sudden it does not process ASP pages. I get a message
> > "The requested resource is in use."
> > I have removed, reinstalled IIS and the message still appears. There
> are no
> > entries written to the Event Log either.
> > I've used FileMon from www.sysinternals.com to look for conflicts but
> > nothing there either.
> > I've followed the advice on MSDN about caching of ISAPI applications -
> > luck!
> > Other requests for HTML or GIF files work okay.
> > Really pulling my hair out with this one! Really want to avoid
> > and reinstalling Win2K but may not have much choice.
> > Has anyone else come across this problem and if so how did you fix it?
> > Regards
> > Stuart Pittaway