IWpfActions::FailWorkerProcess Method


Enables a protocol manager to request a shutdown of the worker process and to log an event to the Event Viewer.


virtual VOID FailWorkerProcess(  
   IN PCWSTR pszReason,  
   IN HRESULT hrFailureToReport,  
   IN BOOL fFailOnNextPing = FALSE  
) = 0;  


A pointer to a string that contains the cause of the failure to be logged to the Event Viewer.

An HRESULT that contains the failure code to report.

true to indicate that the worker process should shut down immediately; false to indicate that the worker process should shut down on the next health check.

Return Value



The FailWorkerProcess method enables protocol managers to request that the worker process framework report an unhealthy status to the Windows Process Activation Service.


Type Description
Client - IIS 7.0 on Windows Vista
- IIS 7.5 on Windows 7
- IIS 8.0 on Windows 8
- IIS 10.0 on Windows 10
Server - IIS 7.0 on Windows Server 2008
- IIS 7.5 on Windows Server 2008 R2
- IIS 8.0 on Windows Server 2012
- IIS 8.5 on Windows Server 2012 R2
- IIS 10.0 on Windows Server 2016 Technical Preview
Product - IIS 7.0, IIS 7.5, IIS 8.0, IIS 8.5, IIS 10.0
- IIS Express 7.5, IIS Express 8.0, IIS Express 10.0
Header Wpframework.h

See Also

IWpfActions Interface
IWpfActions::RecycleWorkerProcess Method