Web user able to view contents of the folder

Posted on 2005-03-23
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Last Modified: 2010-04-17
I have a webpage the uses a folder structure such as


when I type in

I am able to see all the pages tha tin that folder.  THis is a MAJOR security risk, being some of the pages are for administrators.  Any help?  I am using IIS 6

Question by:mark951
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gecko_au2003 earned 1000 total points
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Other then that just set the security settings for the folders you do not want other users to be able to access / view.

Let me know if these help you out any :)
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by:Ralf Klatt
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You'd probably better place your IIS question at http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Servers/IIS/

The links Gecko provided will give you lots of information ... as a small addon to Gecko's suggestions have a look at the Access-Control Process: http://www.microsoft.com/resources/documentation/IIS/6/all/techref/en-us/iisRG_SEC_19.mspx

If this is also about disabling certain applications on IIS level you might find this suggestion useful:
Please open your IIS Service Manager and expand the "Main Site" tree ... there you choose the site you're up to modify, right click and select "Properties ...

Screenshot: http://www.vb-development.de/exex/YourWeb_Properties.jpg

... on the virtual directory tab you choose "Configuration" ...

Screenshot: http://www.vb-development.de/exex/application_configuration.jpg

... there you'll find "Extension", "Executable Path" and "Verbs" (the screenshots are of IIS5 because my DC has an English OS, on my clients I only have German IIS6 versions running -> but that specific part is equal from IIS5 to IIS6!) ...

Best regards,
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Raisor strikes again LOL J/K. Anyway I hope our suggestions help you out !

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