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

error
--19:03:14--  http://10.100.11.20/gafiles/DocumentManagement/file_20120608_154805_rAoCR_0.resources
           => `file_20120608_154805_rAoCR_0.resources'
Reusing existing connection to 10.100.11.20:80.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
19:03:15 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
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Question by:torheskje
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by:Paul MacDonald
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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.
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by:dxdinh
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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 ....
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torheskje earned 0 total points
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the issue was solved in IIS by removing "Extension" .resources mapping from
<site>/properties/virtual directory/configuration/mapping
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by:torheskje
ID: 38428032
solved the issue
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