Why Even Recycle an Application Pool: why recycle the webserver

I have a .NET web application that has been thoroughly vetted. It loads a cache per appdomain (process) whenever one starts and can not fully reply to requests until it completes this cache loading.

I have been examining the settings on my application pools and have started wondering why I was even recycling so often (once every 1,000,000 calls or 2 hours).

What would prevent me from setting auto-recycles to being once every 24 hours or even longer? Why not completely remove the option and just recycle if memory spins out of control for the appdomain?


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