Knowledgebase: dotDefender for IIS
Manually creating virtual directory for dotDefender on IIS 7
Posted by Yarden Loumer on 13 November 2011 04:29 PM

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Navigate to the IIS Manager window.

Go to “Sites” →

Select the site you wish to create the VD under

(Point at the selected site) → Right click → Add Virtual Directory...

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In the “Add virtual directory” window:

            Alias: type “dotDefender”

            Physical path: Browse and navigate to:

                        “$:\Program Files\Applicure\dotDefender for IIS\cgi-bin”, and OK.

 

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Select the newly created dotDefender's virtual directory and go to “Handler Mappings”:

            On the right-hand side pane select “Add Script Map...”

 

 

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             Request path: type “dotDefenderWS.exe”

                        Executable: Browse and select (from within the “cgi-bin” directory):

                                    dotDefenderWS.exe

                                    Once you have selected the file, add quotations to the entire path!

                                    (“$:\Program Files\Applicure\dotDefender for IIS\cgi-bin\dotDefenderWS.exe”)

                        Name: type “dotDefender”

                        Click on “Request Restrictions...”

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                        In the “Request Restrictions” window:

                                    Under the “Mapping” tab:

                                    Check “Invoke handler only if request is mapped to:”

                                    (Make sure “File” is selected)

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                                    Under the “Verbs”: Make sure “All verbs” is selected.

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                                    Under the “Access” tab: Select “Execute”

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                        Click OK

            Click OK and then YES

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            Select the newly created resource “dotDefenderWS”

            On the right-hand side pane select “Edit Feature Permissions...”

                        In the “Edit Feature Permissions” window:

                        Make sure to check all boxes, and click OK

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Select the newly created dotDefender's virtual directory and go to “Authentication”:

            DISABLE “Anonymous Authentication”

            ENABLE “Windows Authentication”

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Select the newly created dotDefender's virtual directory and go to “Default Document”:

            On the right-hand side pane select “Add...”

            In the “Add Default Document” window:

                        Name: type “dotDefender.html”

                        Click OK

 

Go to the dotDefender VD's "Advanced Settings"

Make sure that NO user & passwd are set under "Physical Path Credentials" !!!

 

Now you may close all windows and reload the dotDefender GUI.

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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