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Error in tree in MMC IIS

Posted on 2001-06-12
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I have a system running Win2k server with two logical disks - c: and d:.

If I create a virtual directory under IIS on disk d: it shows up with a red error symbol in the tree in MMC. This happens for any directory. Virtual directories from drive c: don't do this.

However there is nothing wrong with the virtual directory, it works fantastic, I can see all the files in MMC, I can access the directory from my browser... just this rather annoying red Error symbol.

Any ideas?

Thanks,

Rafi
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by:franka
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any entries in the eventlog?
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It basically means that the anonymous user account will probably not have access to this directory. Is this possible? Can you check NTFS rights?

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Just checking the evnt log. Looks like there might be something there.

The IUSR can read the pages through the browser. Doesn't that mean that the anonymous user has access?
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How are these:

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Event Type:     Warning
Event Source:     Ci
Event Category:     CI Service
Event ID:     4149
Date:          6/12/2001
Time:          12:08:38 PM
User:          N/A
Computer:     BM1INSRV
Description:
Read of USN log for NTFS volume d: failed with error code 0xC0000022.  Volume will remain offline until the Indexing Service (cisvc) is restarted.

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when restarting Indexing Service

and

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Event Type:     Error
Event Source:     Ci
Event Category:     CI Service
Event ID:     4118
Date:          6/12/2001
Time:          12:01:04 PM
User:          N/A
Computer:     BM1INSRV
Description:
A content scan could not be completed on d:\rafi\sites\kadisha\.

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that refers to the index service that is very likely not the reason for the red stop sign
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Yes I gathered that, but I thought maybe that it might give a hint.
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Solved the problem.

I added Everyone to d:\ with read/execute/list rights and all of a sudden voila!

You were right even though I had already guessed that and played with the rights 100 times before the miraculous recovery.

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