[SATLUG] OT? Accessibility issue (I think).

Richard Suberg rsuberg at satx.rr.com
Sat Jan 9 11:30:29 CST 2010


If he is running iis, then he does need to specify a default document,
but that is not done in a web.conf file, it is done by right-clicking on
the virtual server, click on properties, and in there is a documents
tab, then you can specify a default document.

Richard

On Fri, 2008-08-22 at 23:15 +0000, Brian wrote:
> I forgot to mention, he can also specify the default document in his web.config file. Google "web.config default document iis" for the exact code. 
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> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Don Crowder <donguitar at gmail.com>
> 
> Date: Fri, 22 Aug 2008 16:37:27 
> To: SATLUG<satlug at satlug.org>
> Subject: [SATLUG] OT?  Accessibility issue (I think).
> 
> 
> A friend of mine has this website:
> 
> http://www.childrensjoy.org.uk/home.cfm
> 
> If I try to access the site without the home.cfm appended I get an error 
> message.
> 
> 
> To simplify, when I attempt to visit the following URL, using Firefox on 
> my Debian Etch system...
> 
> http://www.childrensjoy.org.uk/
> 
> ...I get the following error message:
> 
> Directory Listing Denied
> 
> This Virtual Directory does not allow contents to be listed.
> 
> Can anyone tell me
> 
> 1.	Why I'm getting the error?
> 
> 2.	What they can do about it?
> 
> 3.	How many other potential site visitors are
> 	likely to be affected by the problem?
> 
> Thanks in advance,
> 
> 
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