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I cannot run .asp files.
My IIS is running.
I can only run .htm files.

I type this
http://localhost/myfile.htm  <-- ok
http://localhost/myfile.asp  <-- NOT ok


When i run .asp files, I get this error
Server Application Error
The server has encountered an error while loading an application during the processing of your request. Please refer to the event log for more detail information. Please contact the server administrator for assistance.


Why?
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Question by:ansi_c
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by:NowaY
ID: 9920793
just use this code in your asp file to test:

<%

response.write "Hello World"

%>

Does this work?
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by:hb21l6
ID: 9921259
if you've not altered the webfile location, are you storing the files in c:\inetpub\wwwroot\

file should be called "somthing".asp (without the speech marks)

and for a test put something like this into the ASP file.

<html>
<title>test</title>

<%
date1 = date()
response.write date1

%>

</html>

then to view it goto http://localhost/yourpagename.asp

if it works you should get the date in the web browser.

failing this...
open the Internet Serivces Manager (mmc snapin)
and check your configuration




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by:ap_sajith
ID: 9921285
Are you running IIS 6? If so, you need to configure the site to run .ASP files. by default they are not set.

Cheers!!
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by:ansi_c
ID: 9921754
ap_sajith, how to configure?
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by:MannSoft
ID: 9922299
If you search on Google, there is an "IIS Lockdown" utility that Microsoft made.  It asks you what features you want enabled, and it disables the rest.  On IIS 6 most are now disabled by default, but I assume the utility also has the ability to enable items you want that are currently disabled.
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by:ap_sajith
ID: 9924674
Go to Inetmgr(IIS Console),Click on Web server extensions, Click on Active server pages and click on 'Allow'. This should get you going.

If you are using file uploads then there is a limit of 2megs on them, you need to edit the config.web file to specify a higher size for the file uploads.

Cheers!!
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by:ansi_c
ID: 9925206
i click on the server extensions but then it says
"This server has not been configured to use the Server Extensions. To configure it, choose Configure Server Extensions fronm the task menu for this server."

I cannot find the configure button.
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by:ansi_c
ID: 9926301
FYI, I think i am using FAT32 and not NTFS on WinXP Pro.
Could this be the reason?
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by:hongjun
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ID: 9926577
Check out application and system log files in Event Viewer.
You will get clue from there.
That error is too general and not specific.

hongjun
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by:ap_sajith
ID: 9926879
Do you have the service pack installed for winxp?
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;310407&Product=winxp

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ap_sajith earned 500 total points
ID: 9927037
Try following the steps described in the article...
http://support.microsoft.com/?id=309051

Do you have Norton Antivirus installed? If so, Try running the asp page after disabling the Script blocking option in NAV.

Also, you could try disabling the simple file sharing option..

To turn Simple File Sharing on or off in Windows XP Professional:
Double-click My Computer on the desktop.
On the Tools menu, click Folder Options.
Click the View tab, and then click to select the Use Simple File Sharing (Recommended) check box to enable Simple File Sharing (click to clear this check box to disable this feature).

Cheers!!
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