I have a small asp page, which I am using to test the full-text indexing of the Exchange Server. According to the instructions, I must run this page from the public folder store. In the IE URL field, I type:
But, I get a 403 Forbidden error. If I save a .htm page in the same folder and run it, it opens, no problem. I think the problem relates to the fact that outside of the Inetpub web root, there is no web server involved and IE does not know what to do with the asp page. The asp page and instructions I am referring to are viewable at:
Does someone have a clue why the instructions clearly say to run the asp page from an Exchange public folder and not the webroot? When I run this from inside the webroot, the asp page runs and produces:
which would indicate the query was simply not successful. But still the fact remains: the instructions did not say to run the page from the web root, but from a public folder. Why? I have no idea, actually.