Error ERROR_EXCEEDED_MAX_SITE_CONNECTIONS: Web deployment task failed RRS feed

  • Question

  • Most of the time I get following error when I deploy using web deploy(VS 2012) on IIS 8.5 windows 2012 R2

    C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v11.0\Web\Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets(4253,5): Error ERROR_EXCEEDED_MAX_SITE_CONNECTIONS: Web deployment task failed. (The maximum number of connections for this site has been exceeded.  Learn more at:
    2>Publish failed to deploy.

    What is the solution?


    • Moved by Jamles Hez Tuesday, December 1, 2015 5:40 AM
    Friday, November 27, 2015 4:51 AM

All replies

  • Hi ABDUL,

    We have the IIS deploy forum: Web Deployment Tool (MS Deploy), where you should be able to get sufficient suggestion.

    MSBuild forum is aim to discuss the build configuration during the project build process.

    Thanks for your understanding.


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    Monday, November 30, 2015 1:21 AM
  • I was having the same issue but after restarting management service it's working fine.

    check full solution here.



    Monday, January 28, 2019 8:02 AM