Microsoft KB Archive/247558
Article ID: 247558
Article Last Modified on 11/21/2006
- Microsoft Internet Information Services 5.0
This article was previously published under Q247558
When you attempt to browse the HTML Administration Web site with no default document enabled and directory browsing disabled returns, an error similar to the following occurs:
This behavior is by design. When a client request is made to a folder or Web site that has no default document enabled and has directory browsing disabled, Internet Information Services (IIS) returns an "HTTP 403 Forbidden" error message to inform the client that the request is denied for reasons other than an authentication error, which results in an "HTTP 401 Unauthorized" error message.
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