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Error: HTTP Error 404.7 File_Extension_Denied message is displayed when accessing the WebAdmin

Applies to:

All Trust Protection Platform versions

All Venafi Encryption Director versions

 

Symptoms:

When accessing Web Admin portal, an HTTP error 404.7 File_Extension_Denied message is displayed

 

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Cause:

This is caused by IIS not allowing unlisted extension to run. For more information refer to http://support.microsoft.com/kb/942045

 

Resolution:

As per the MIcrosoft KB, allowing unlisted extension to run resolve the problem.

To allow unlisted extension to run:

  1. Open File Explorer and go to %windir%\System32\inetsrv\config
  2. Create a backup copy of applicationHost.config
  3. Edit the applicationHost.config
  4. Search for <requestFiltering> section
  5. Change <fileExtension allowUnlisted="false"> to <fileExtension allowUnlisted="true">
  6. Save and restart IIS services
  7. WebAdmin should now be accessible
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