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Posted on 2012-09-17
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-09-24
ASP.Net 2.0.50727
does not allow downloading files of type
with extension .resources
MIME-type application/octet-stream

           => `file_20120608_154805_rAoCR_0.resources'
Reusing existing connection to
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
19:03:15 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
Question by:torheskje
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Expert Comment

by:Paul MacDonald
ID: 38406377
It's not clear what the problem is here, but if you need to download the file, change the name to something like "file_20120608_154805_rAoCR_0.resources.txt" and tell people to strip the .txt portion off before they use it.  ".resources" is a reserved file type.

Expert Comment

ID: 38406418
You need to set the MIME type for your IIS server to allow IIS to server different file type
depends on your IIS version just google IIS setting for MIME type ....

Accepted Solution

torheskje earned 0 total points
ID: 38416593
the issue was solved in IIS by removing "Extension" .resources mapping from
<site>/properties/virtual directory/configuration/mapping

Author Closing Comment

ID: 38428032
solved the issue

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