Proven Style

Setting Permissions for Your App Pool

How the heck do you reference an IIS application pool user when you need to give it access to a directory? I never can remember either! I flounder around trying different combinations. I question whether it needs quotes. I look for the right stack overflow question and never seem to find it. So here it is for you and I to remember. Don’t worry about the spaces and no need for quotation marks.

IIS AppPool\application pool name