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How to use RDS from an IIS 4.0 virtual server
Article ID: 184606
This article was previously published under Q184606
We strongly recommend that all users upgrade to Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) version 6.0 running on Microsoft Windows Server 2003. IIS 6.0 significantly increases Web infrastructure security. For more information about IIS security-related topics, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
When adding a second virtual server within Internet Information Server (IIS) version 4.0, you may see the following error:
Additional steps must be taken for Remote Data Service (RDS) to work with a second virtual server.
8447 - Internet Server Error
In the following scenario the main server is called myserver and is located at this home directory:
The second virtual server is called myserver2 and is located at this home directory:
The following steps may be used to make RDS work on the second virtual server (myserver2).
Note Adding the "Execute Access (Including Script)" permission to a directory will allow users to execute scripts on the Web server.
For more information, click the following article numbers to view the articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/165180/ )How to create a virtual server
251122Internet Information Server version 4.0 documentation
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/251122/ )Troubleshooting common problems with Remote Data Services
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Article ID: 184606 - Last Review: July 18, 2012 - Revision: 5.0