Microsoft KB Archive/247534

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HTTP/1.1 Error 403.1 - Forbidden - Execute Access Forbidden


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services version 5.0


When a GET request is submitted to a Web server, the Web server may send the following error message to the client browser:

HTTP/1.1 403.1 - Forbidden - Execute Access Forbidden


This error can occur when there is a period (.) in the name of the virtual directory, for example:


  1. Delete the virtual directory with the period (.) in its name.
  2. Re-create the virtual directory in question, and make sure that the new virtual directory name does not contain a period.

Additional query words:

Keywords : kbOSWin2000 kbiis500prod2web kbhttp4031
Issue type : kbprb
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Last Reviewed: February 11, 2001
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