401.3: You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials you supplied

I gave access to “IIS_IUser” but instead it should be “IUSR”. That solved the problem. Also which solved the problem: open IIS, select the site, open Authentication (in the IIS section), right click Anonymous Authentication and select Edit, select Application Pool Identity. Ref: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/10418669/hosting-asp-net-in-iis7-gives-access-is-denied

401 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials. Use domain windows user account as app pool identity

Many times when you create a new website or web api, it works fine on local development environments but when you deploy on servers, it doesn`t works. It may work for GET request, but it will throw you below error for POST requests. Error would be: 401 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid… Continue reading 401 – Unauthorized: Access is denied due to invalid credentials. Use domain windows user account as app pool identity

Conveyor by Keyoti : Test web applications from external computers, tablets & phones on your network and over the internet through tunnelling

Conveyor allows you to easily test web applications from external computers, tablets & phones on your network and over the internet through tunnelling. Conveyor also fixes the 400 Bad Request error from IIS Express when you try to access using non localhost. Step 1: Download the Visual Studio Extension by searching for ‘Conveyor’ in the… Continue reading Conveyor by Keyoti : Test web applications from external computers, tablets & phones on your network and over the internet through tunnelling

How to backup/restore IIS7 configuration

Backup/Restore via the command line Backing up IIS7 configuration is as simple as copying the \windows\system32\inetsrv\config directory (and subdirectories) into a backup directory, so you don’t need anything special to do it.  Just include this directory in whatever your OS/content back-up plan is, or write a custom script to do it. To help make managing… Continue reading How to backup/restore IIS7 configuration