IIS default.aspx

Posted on 2012-09-20
Last Modified: 2013-06-04

I got a strange issue on a IIS Site
I'm unable to browse to my website using http://testsite.domain.local
But if i use http://testsite.domain.local/default.aspx my website shows with no problems.

On the inetpub website folder the IIS apppool account is added with modify permissions. (IIS APPPOOL\WebsiteAppPool

If i add everyone to the inetpub website folder the website shows using http://testsite.domain.local

Any suggestions?
Question by:Ball_Group
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    Expert Comment

    Sorry, please ignore. Reading too quickly.
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    Expert Comment

    Is the default.aspx the first document in your Default Document list for that site? Could it be trying to serve something else in its place if it thinks the script is not executable?

    Author Comment

    Is the default.aspx the first document in your Default Document list for that site?
    Yes - its the first document.

    Could it be trying to serve something else in its place if it thinks the script is not executable?
    Not that i know of. But weird though, if i add everyone permissions to the website folder, everything Works?
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    Expert Comment

    What user is that apppool running under? (go to Advanced Settings).
    You may need to explicitly grant folder permissions for that user or try creating a new apppool with different credentials.

    Accepted Solution

    Hmm, i added the iusr on the root folder to my website with read, read&execute, list folder contents. And now it Works.

    Any suggestions why?
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    Expert Comment

    If you are able to go to http://testsite.domain.local/default.aspx with no problem and your default document is default.aspx. so maybe your are getting the default.aspx form your local cache from previous working configuration.

    In both way try Ctrl F5 or clear your cache before testing.
    What is your IIS Version?

    Author Closing Comment

    It solved the problem

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