Microsoft KB Archive/247536

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HTTP/1.1 Error 405 - Method Not Allowed


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Internet Information Services version 5.0


When you attempt to post to a folder that contains a default document, and you do not specify which document to post to, the Web server returns the following error message:

HTTP/1.1 Error 405 - Method not allowed


In order to post to a document, you must specify the document explicitly, for example:

<form method=post action=http://localhost/default.asp><input type=submit></form> 

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Keywords : kbOSWin2000 kbiis500prod2web kbhttp405
Issue type : kbprb
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Last Reviewed: February 11, 2001
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