How to capture IIS 7 worker process crash dumps without installing anything on the server?
This sounds like a tough question to answer, as Debug Diagnostics which is a very nice tool to use for such cases needs to be installed on the server before any action.
What about Debugging Tools for Windows? If you are familiar with that, then adplus.vbs is another nice choice. But wait a minute! I cannot use –iis switch to capture IIS dumps.
You are not in the middle of nowhere, as Windows Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008 has a built-in tool to accomplish the task.
Please pay a visit to this MSDN article, and configure it to use FULL dumps and you are done. What a nice feature!