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When you connect to a Web server using a Web browser, such as Microsoft Internet Explorer, you may receive the following error message:
You are not authorized to view this page.
You do not have permission to view this directory or page from the Internet address of your Web browser.
Please try the following:
If you believe you should be able to view this directory or page, please contact the Web site administrator by using the e-mail address or phone number listed on the file:// home page.
HTTP 403.8 - Forbidden: Site access denied Internet Information Services
This error occurs because the server has a list of DNS names that are not allowed to access the site, and the DNS name you are using is in this list.
Have the Web site administrator remove your client's DNS name from the DNS restrictions on the IIS computer. To do this, open the properties on the Default Web Site or the Web site in question:
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