?
Solved

Invalid authentication headers problem?

Posted on 2013-01-09
3
Medium Priority
?
727 Views
Last Modified: 2013-04-10
So, on my Windows 7 laptop, I've built a web application in ASP .NET 3.5 [C#]. the site works fine. I'm using IIS7. The site does use forms authentication. A client of mine wanted to host the site on his windows server 2008 server and is running into a:

"HTTP Error 401.2 - Unauthorized You are not authorized to view this page due to invalid authorization headers."

error. I am by no means knowledgeable in this area of the whole "setting up a website" process, which is why I use GoDaddy for this part. So I'm trying to figure out how to start trouble shooting this to help out. What are some possible causes / solutions to this error?
0
Comment
Question by:Michael Sterling
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
upalakshitha earned 2000 total points
ID: 38761419
Here are valuable info. check these
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Software/Server_Software/Web_Servers/Microsoft_IIS/Q_27521340.html

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/crmdeployment/thread/b8b42c58-ac10-4676-9922-bbf5de426fb8

http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/pl/Geneva/thread/a6ce0a76-b477-4d02-ba0c-a06a77b41143
From above article
I had very similar issue and errors. The simple fix (for my issue at least) was to properly sync the service account credentials on the App Pools with the root_path user credentials. They had gotten out of sync via our automated password updating process.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:Michael Sterling
ID: 38763335
@ upalaskshitha thank you for your response and links. the guy that i'm working with has managed to make some progress. he's made some changes to IIS (possibly other server changes) that have allowed him to get to an "Authorization Required" window / prompt. We need to bypass this window and use my login page in my application only. How do we get there? The "Authorization Required" page is a windows prompt / authentication page i believe. We need it to use my built in login.aspx page only.
AthenticationRequired.doc
0
 
LVL 1

Author Closing Comment

by:Michael Sterling
ID: 39067182
thank  you
0

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

When the s#!t hits the fan, you don’t have time to look up who’s on call, draft emails, call collaborators, or send text messages. An instant chat window is definitely the way to go, especially one like HipChat. HipChat is a true business app. An…
This article provides a convenient collection of links to Microsoft provided Security Patches for operating systems that have reached their End of Life support cycle. Included operating systems covered by this article are Windows XP,  Windows Server…
The viewer will learn how to create and use a small PHP class to apply a watermark to an image. This video shows the viewer the setup for the PHP watermark as well as important coding language. Continue to Part 2 to learn the core code used in creat…
Video by: Mark
This lesson goes over how to construct ordered and unordered lists and how to create hyperlinks.
Suggested Courses

771 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question