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Hosting Control Panel Restart Your Website Application Pool

This article shows you how to restart your website Application Pool in the Hosting Control Panel. It would help if you did this every time you make modifications to your website files.

When modifying an existing ASP.NET and .NET Core web application, you may find that you are unable to delete or modify files. The reason is that the files are locked as they are open in the web servers memory. To resolve the issue, you first need to stop website Application Pool to unload the files from memory and release the file lock.

With PHP you can upload the new files, but old files still loaded into the web servers memory can cause errors within the website. To resolve the issue, you first need to restart the website Application Pool to load the new website files into the web servers memory.

1. Log into your Hosting Control Panel.

2. Click Web Sites icon option

Hosting Spaces Web Sites Icon

3. Click on the website that you wish to enabled Web Deploy for

Select Website

4. Click the App Pool Status Stop Icon and wait for the application pool to stop which can take up to 60 seconds

Application Pool Stop

5. Once the Application Pool has stopped you will be able to delete or modify your files

6. Once completed restart the website application pool by clicking the application pool Start Icon

Application Pool Start

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