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IIS error HTTP 401.2

Posted on 2007-11-21
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I need a urgent help

1) My server is running linux and want to connect to windows server which are using IIS. So i just do a simple telnet test to port 80. and i recieve HTTP Error 401.2. i dont have windows experiece on solve this issue. thanks

telnet 202.122.121.121 89
Trying 202.122.121.121...
Connected to 202.122.121.121 (202.122.121.121).
Escape character is '^]'.
GET /
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd">
<HTML><HEAD><TITLE>You are not authorized to view this page</TITLE>
<META HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" Content="text/html; charset=Windows-1252">
<STYLE type="text/css">
  BODY { font: 8pt/12pt verdana }
  H1 { font: 13pt/15pt verdana }
  H2 { font: 8pt/12pt verdana }
  A:link { color: red }
  A:visited { color: maroon }
</STYLE>
</HEAD><BODY><TABLE width=500 border=0 cellspacing=10><TR><TD>

<h1>You are not authorized to view this page</h1>
You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied because your Web browser is sending a WWW-Authenticate header field that the Web server is not configured to accept.
<hr>
<p>Please try the following:</p>
<ul>
<li>Contact the Web site administrator if you believe you should be able to view this directory or page.</li>
<li>Click the <a href="javascript:location.reload()">Refresh</a> button to try again with different credentials.</li>
</ul>
<h2>HTTP Error 401.2 - Unauthorized: Access is denied due to server configuration.<br>Internet Information Services (IIS)</h2>
<hr>
<p>Technical Information (for support personnel)</p>
<ul>
<li>Go to <a href="http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?linkid=8180">Microsoft Product Support Services</a> and perform a title search for the words <b>HTTP</b> and <b>401</b>.</li>
<li>Open <b>IIS Help</b>, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr),
 and search for topics titled <b>About Security</b>, <b>Authentication</b>, and <b>About Custom Error Messages</b>.</li>
</ul>

</TD></TR></TABLE></BODY></HTML>
Connection closed by foreign host.
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thanks...but logically which side is causing the issue? my linux which dont understand the method to communicate with windows or the windows setting is incorrect?
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at least if anyone have encounter this issue before...and i need to know what did you do the server...any additional setting?
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HTTP methods (for the most part) are standards.  In IIS, what authentication do you have turned on on the site in question?   I would turn off all authentication and see if you can pull any content then go from there.
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