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How to add VisualWebGUI-Page extension to Windows2008/IIS7

by admin on October 5th, 2009


in Add Script Map dialog enter:
Request path: *.wgx
Executable: C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\aspnet_isapi.dll
Name: VisualWebGUI-Page
Then click Request Restrictions…
Clear Checkbox: Invoke handler only if request is mapped to:
Click OK
Click OK again on Add Script Map

Change the application pool to apppool at basicsettings tab in under Actions menu.


give iis_iusers read permissions for web.config

  1. I am unable to do that.
    I have a probllem in step 3. How i can give permission to iis_user??

    I found following error

    Server Error in ‘/ontest’ Application.

    Failed to Execute URL.
    Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

    Exception Details: System.Web.HttpException: Failed to Execute URL.

    Source Error:

    An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.

  2. admin permalink


    use windows file explorer , locate the designated folder, right-click on it -> properties ->security->edit and add/set iis_user and it’s permissions .

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