Microsoft KB Archive/253239
Error Message: HTTP 403.15 - Forbidden: Client Access Licenses Exceeded
The information in this article applies to:
- Microsoft Internet Information Services version 5.0
IMPORTANT: If you are experiencing the problem described in this article, see the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article for the most up-to-date information regarding this issue:
Q264908 Error Message: HTTP 403.15 - Forbidden: Client Access Licenses Exceeded
When you connect to Internet Information Services using a browser, you may receive the following error message:
HTTP 403.15 - Forbidden: Client Access Licenses exceeded Internet Information Services
The number of authenticated users has exceeded the number of Client Access Licenses (CAL).
The Event Viewer may log the following error messages:
Event ID: 27 Source: W3SVC Description: The server was unable to acquire a license for a SSL connection.
Event ID: 201 Source: LicenseService Description: No license was available for user <username> using product IIS 5.0.
Additional query words: IIS 5 Error Message 403.15 27
Keywords : kbOSWin2000 kbDSupport kbiis500 kbiis500prod2web kbhttp40315
Issue type : kbprb
Technology : kbiisSearch kbiis500
Last Reviewed: February 24, 2001