ProcessModelIdentityType Enumeration


Specifies the process model identity of an application pool.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Web.Administration
Assembly:  Microsoft.Web.Administration (in Microsoft.Web.Administration.dll)

public enum ProcessModelIdentityType

Member nameDescription


The application pool runs as NT AUTHORITY\LOCAL SERVICE.


The application pool runs as NT AUTHORITY\SYSTEM.


The application pool runs as NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE. The default value.


The application pool runs as a specific user account, defined by the UserName property.

The values of this enumeration enable you to configure your application pools to run under the security context of an existing security account or a custom account. If you configure the process model to use the SpecificUser value, you must also configure the UserName and Password properties of the ApplicationPoolProcessModel class.

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