"Permission denied" on .SetInfo when creating a new IIsWebServer object

Hello :)

I've written a script to create a new "webserver" in IIS 5.0. When I use .SetInfo after the .Create() method, I get a Permission denied :/

Here is the code that fail:

Set objServer = objIIS.Create("IIsWebServer", WebsiteIndex)

Domain = "invisibleman.dk"

objServer.ServerSize = 1
objServer.ServerComment = Domain
objServer.ServerBindings = Array(":80:" & Domain, ":80:www." & Domain)
objServer.UseHostName = True
objServer.SetInfo

"WebsiteIndex" contains the next free webserver index, retrieved from a function I wrote for that purpose.

It creates the webserver (as I get an error from the IIS Manager about a non-fatal error.) but it doesn't save the properties of the webserver (which is what causes IIS Mngr. to give me an error)

I've been trying to solve this problem for a few hours now, so ANY help is GREATLY appreciated!

Thanks in advance :)
invisiblemanAsked:
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b1xml2Commented:
the question is about credentials, you would have to run the scripts as an administrator of the box.
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invisiblemanAuthor Commented:
I am ..

I've set Administrator and IUSR_THOMSERV01 (THOMSERV01 is the name of my computer, running Win2K Server) as "Operators" of the IIS WebService.

And since the .Create() method doesn't fail, I guess it has something to do with permission to the metabase ... but how that could be, I have no idea...
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Michel SakrCommented:
the IUSR_Webservername does not have permissions to create websites.. encapsulate your code in a component..
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Michel SakrCommented:
check this code.. you have to set some permissions on the metabse:

http://www.eggheadcafe.com/articles/20010609.asp

also you can try to make a vbs and call it from asp.. the vbs will take data from a temp database and will be executed using aspexec from www.serverobjects.com in an adminastrator account context..
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Michel SakrCommented:
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Set objVirtualDirectory = objIIS.Create("IISWebVirtualDir", strVirtualDirectoryName)
objVirtualDirectory.AccessScript = blnScriptPermissions
objVirtualDirectory.Path = strVirtualDirectoryPath
objVirtualDirectory.AppCreate blnInProcessApplication <..
objVirtualDirectory.AccessWrite = blnWritePermissions <..
objVirtualDirectory.AccessRead = blnReadPermissions <..
objVirtualDirectory.AccessExecute = blnExecutePermissions <..
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invisiblemanAuthor Commented:
It worked just last Friday without any .vbs scripts, external components and such. Plain ASP.

But some other stuff made me reinstall IIS and after that, it doesn't work.
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naveenkohliCommented:
Access to MEtabase is restricted to members of Local Admin group. Check if IUser_<machine> is member of this group or not.
Are you using Anonymous or Windows Integrated authenticatiion? For manipulating metabase from ASP page, it is recommended that you should not use Anonymous authentication.

Naveen
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