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How do I determine which ISAPI extension I need to allow for PHP web pages?

Posted on 2007-11-29
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I have set up a new web server on Microsoft Server 2003 with PHP and MySQL at the request of our web designer. I do not have much experience with PHP and when the web designer posted the new site he attempted to test it with a PHP info page. The page would fail with a 404 page not found error. I added some extensions and allowed them including the full path to php5isapi.dll. nothing worked until I allowed all unknown ISAPI Extensions. I do not want to leave all extensions allowed for security reasons, but I cannot seem to isolate the correct combination of extensions for the page to display without it.
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Hi jwstock,

Should work, just make sure its using 8.3 names for path and file and not long ones.
Also, ensure no quote in the path.

Regards
Greg

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I uninstalled PHP and re-installed it in the C:/ directory instead of Program files to take any 8.3 issues out, but it still only works when I allow all unknown ISAPI extensions.
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I found the issue I used a PHP Windows installer instead of doing a manual install. I went back through the manual install steps and discovered the Application extension mapping for .php had  a ~ in it. I corrected the path and now it seems to be working.
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would hate to suggest it was a typo.....
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