Re: [NTISP] what is dllhost.exe?

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 28 Sep 2000 09:45:31 -0700

Josh Hillman wrote:
> From: "Stephen Jeffries" <>
> > dllhost is used on all versions of WIndows 2000. dllhost is the host
> > process for all COM+ applications.
> >
> > IIS 5.0 uses COM+ for managing asp pages, and executing them, so when you
> > call a asp page, dllhost will be used to execute the asp page.
> >
> > Just leave it there, it is very well behaved.
> Thanks for the info about that; it's something I've been wondering about for
> quite a while. I just have a hard time believing that for a 6k file, the 92
> megs of RAM that it's using is normal. It seems to me like there's a nasty
> memory leak somewhere.

Applications and DLLs can open up other DLLs. Those DLLs run
in-process and their memory allocation is listed in then parent
process. There are only 192MB of dlls in the Win2k System32
directory. :)


Dale E. Reed Jr. Emerald and RadiusNT/X__________________________________________IEA Software, Inc.

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