ERROR: "HTTP Error 404 - File or Directory Not Found when Uploading Instructions"

Symptoms

"HTTP Error 404 - File or Directory Not Found"

User receives this message when uploading Instructions and the Web server runs the Windows Server 2003 operating system.

Cause

The Microsoft Internet Information Services Manager (IIS) does not have a Web Service Extension for the uploader.dll extension.

Resolution

Add the web extension in IIS by following these step:.
  1. Launch Microsoft Internet Information Services Manager (IIS) on the Microsoft Forecaster 6.7 Web server.
  2. Expand the server instance.
  3. Select Web Service Extensions.
  4. Select Add a new Web Service Extension under Tasks.
  5. Enter an Extension Name (Ex. Microsoft Forecaster Uploader)
  6. Click the Add button and then the Browse button.
  7. Locate the CABS folder in the Microsoft Forecaster installation folder (e.g. c:\FrxSoftware\FrxForecaster\CABS).
  8. Select the uploader.dll file.
  9. Click OK.
  10. Click Set extension status to Allowed and click OK.

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Article ID: 963377 - Last Review: Jan 22, 2009 - Revision: 1

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