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IIS5 not showing ASP files, shows others

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Hello,

Annoying problem on a server with IIS 5. [We have other
IIS 5 that show asp files just fine. I'm at a loss. ]

I can open htm, html, gif, jpg, all files except asp
files. The message when opening an asp file is:

"The page cannot be found...
blah blah blah
HTTP 404 - File not found"

I've looked everywhere. Permissions are okay with IUSR
and security since we can browse other files. The asp
files in question are NOT marked Hidden...

What can I do to make it render the asp files? Ideas?

Thank you,
Sharon

Jul 19 '05 #1
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Turn off "show friendly HTTP errors" in Tools / Internet Options / Advanced,
reload the page, and tell us what the *real* error message is.

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Aaron Bertrand
SQL Server MVP
http://www.aspfaq.com/


"Sharon" <be****@llnl.gov> wrote in message
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Hello,

Annoying problem on a server with IIS 5. [We have other
IIS 5 that show asp files just fine. I'm at a loss. ]

I can open htm, html, gif, jpg, all files except asp
files. The message when opening an asp file is:

"The page cannot be found...
blah blah blah
HTTP 404 - File not found"

I've looked everywhere. Permissions are okay with IUSR
and security since we can browse other files. The asp
files in question are NOT marked Hidden...

What can I do to make it render the asp files? Ideas?

Thank you,
Sharon

Jul 19 '05 #2

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This does not exactly match your description of your problem, but it's worth
a try.
http://www.aspfaq.com/show.asp?id=2147

Ray at work

"Sharon" <be****@llnl.gov> wrote in message
news:0b****************************@phx.gbl...
Hello,

Annoying problem on a server with IIS 5. [We have other
IIS 5 that show asp files just fine. I'm at a loss. ]

I can open htm, html, gif, jpg, all files except asp
files. The message when opening an asp file is:

"The page cannot be found...
blah blah blah
HTTP 404 - File not found"

I've looked everywhere. Permissions are okay with IUSR
and security since we can browse other files. The asp
files in question are NOT marked Hidden...

What can I do to make it render the asp files? Ideas?

Thank you,
Sharon

Jul 19 '05 #3

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I had this problem one of my systems that has only yesterday, had XP
installed on it........just trying to remember how I fixed it....

AH!.......remembered.....

I enabled Scripts and Executables (Low IIS Process since it's not going to
be connected to the net.....ever) and enabled the server extensions for the
domain itself.

--
Regards

Steven Burn
Ur I.T. Mate Group
www.it-mate.co.uk

Keeping it FREE!

Disclaimer:
I know I'm probably wrong, I just like taking part ;o)
Sharon <be****@llnl.gov> wrote in message
news:0b****************************@phx.gbl...
Hello,

Annoying problem on a server with IIS 5. [We have other
IIS 5 that show asp files just fine. I'm at a loss. ]

I can open htm, html, gif, jpg, all files except asp
files. The message when opening an asp file is:

"The page cannot be found...
blah blah blah
HTTP 404 - File not found"

I've looked everywhere. Permissions are okay with IUSR
and security since we can browse other files. The asp
files in question are NOT marked Hidden...

What can I do to make it render the asp files? Ideas?

Thank you,
Sharon

Jul 19 '05 #4

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On Wed, 17 Dec 2003 06:46:49 -0800, "Sharon" <be****@llnl.gov> wrote:
Hello,

Annoying problem on a server with IIS 5. [We have other
IIS 5 that show asp files just fine. I'm at a loss. ]

I can open htm, html, gif, jpg, all files except asp
files. The message when opening an asp file is:

"The page cannot be found...
blah blah blah
HTTP 404 - File not found"

I've looked everywhere. Permissions are okay with IUSR
and security since we can browse other files. The asp
files in question are NOT marked Hidden...

What can I do to make it render the asp files? Ideas?


Norton or other script blocking software, URLScan/IIS Lockdown without
ASP allowed, no script access on folder, many reasons possible.

Jeff
Jul 19 '05 #5

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Jeff, that was it! URLScan/IIS Lockdown was set to not allow ASP.
Whew!

Thanks to everyone for all your input! I found the referenced articles
very useful and went through all of them trying everything...

Problem resolved with the lockdown tool....
Sharon
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Jul 19 '05 #6

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