30.03.2012 – Sergiy Nikitin

What to do with the access denied error in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool'

I was getting the following error when I tried to deploy a solution from Visual Studio on my colleagues' machines:

Error occurred in deployment step 'Recycle IIS Application Pool': 0x80070005Access denied.

The web application I was deploying to had claims-based authentication configured.

The answer turned out to be quite simple: Add your user account to the Web Application user policy list explicitly! (via Central Administration)

Read more here.

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