IIS 7 and Above
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Error when virtual directory contains a dot (.) in it's name
Last post Jun 27, 2008 04:42 PM by podi
Jun 27, 2008 12:59 PM|podi|LINK
I have couple of virtual directories on my dev. machine declared since a while and all were doing it's job. Today I realized that those which conatin a dot in their names don't work, i.e. I'm getting an error when trying to access resources in a browser:
Can I somehow configure IIS to allow dots in virtual directories names? All other virtual directories work ok.
My physical paths to virtual directory are not C:\inetpub\wwwroot\... but I'm 100% percent sure it is correct in IIS Manager.
Recently I installed .net 3.5 SP1 and VS 2008 sp1 (both betas) and IIs administration pack.
I'm working on Vista x64, IIS 7.0
Anybody can help?
Jun 27, 2008 03:15 PMfirstname.lastname@example.org|LINK
Look in your URLScan.ini for allowdotinpath. Set it to 1. Or stop using dots in folder names.
Jun 27, 2008 03:42 PM|pabloweyne|LINK
What this allowdotinpath ?
Jun 27, 2008 04:42 PM|podi|LINK
Thank you, I wasn't aware that UrlScan is a tool that I must have installed before somehow, now the error message is clear and problem gone.