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Microsoft KB Archive/171131

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Webtrends Installation Removes SSL Filter Registry Entry

Article ID: 171131

Article Last Modified on 6/23/2005



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 2.0
  • Microsoft Internet Information Server 3.0



This article was previously published under Q171131

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:

SYMPTOMS

The Require Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Channel option in the Directory properties is not available (grayed out).

CAUSE

Webtrends software removes the Sspifilt.dll value from the registry.

WORKAROUND

WARNING: Using Registry Editor incorrectly can cause serious problems that may require you to reinstall Windows NT. Microsoft cannot guarantee that problems resulting from the incorrect use of Registry Editor can be solved. Use Registry Editor at your own risk. Make a backup of your registry before attempting to make registry changes.

  1. Start the Registry Editor.
  2. Open the following key:

       HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\CurrentControlSet\Services\W3SVC\Parameters
    
                            
  3. Click the Filter DLLs value, and add the entry for the Sspifilt.dll (Substitute for the proper path): c:\winnt\system32\inetserv\ sspifilt.dll.



Additional query words: ssl grey gray greyed

Keywords: kb3rdparty kbprb KB171131