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DOTDEFENDER FOR IIS SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS 1) IIS Server versions: IIS 6.0 IIS 7.0 2) One of the following Operating Systems: Windows Server 2003 Windows Server 2008 ------------------------- NOTE On Windows Server 2008, The following role services sho...
Select the Security Profile for which you would like to change the default error page. On the right pane, select "Error Page". Select one of the following: Select Custom if you would like to select a custom page located on your ser...
In order to work with SSL and dotDefender on IIS 5.0 and IIS 5.1, the order of the ISAPI filters on the web server must be changed according to the instructions below. The high-priority IIS ISAPI filters (In IIS 5.0 - sspifilt and Compression; In IIS 5....
To exclude a page, directory or directories from being scanned by dotDefender for a specific rule: 1) Browse to the required rule. 2) Press the white page Edit icon. 3) To exclude one URI, type the URI to the page or directory in the URI field . To e...
When an HTTP request is blocked by dotDefender, a Reference ID is generated. In cases where the blocked request is legitimate, the user will see a Reference ID in the default Blocked-Request page. When a webmaster is given a Reference ID by the user,...
When a custom error page is used, the administrator could add a Reference ID in order to easily search for event details in cases of false positives. To generate a Reference ID in a custom error page, the variable %RID% should be added to the code of the...
In order to install dotDefender license please follow this procedure : * Close dotDefender administration console. * Rename the license file you received to "license.dat" * Under the dotDefender directory, for instance: "c:Program FilesApplicured...
dotDefender includes a feature which enables the addition of a link to the Blocked Request page, which is the page users receive when their request is blocked. This link, when selected by the user, creates an email message which includes the Reference ID,...
The NAT support feature allows dotDefender to properly identify client IP addresses while working behind a NAT device such as: Load-Balancer, proxy and firewall. Using the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header, the frontend device communicates the original client ...
In order to block dotDefender's GUI to remote access can be achieved using the IIS feature of "Authorization Rules". Go to: IIS Manager -> dotDefender's virtual directory's "Authorization Rules" -> Create a denying rule for all, AND, create an allowin...
What do "HTTP Processor" events mean? "HTTP Processor" events are not coming from rules (Categories/Sub-Categories). Basically, these types of events can occur when the HTTP request is malformed in some way. An event is written and the indication of...
Please verify the following: 1) Login must be done using an Administrator account. Make sure the user is included in the groups "Administrators", "dotDefenderAdmins" and "IIS_WPG"(IIS6) / "IIS_IUSRS"(IIS7). 2) Check ISAPI filters. (Websites -> properti...
ISAPI DLLs are divided into the following groups: ISAPI Extensions and ISAPI Filters, which are two different mechanisms to extend the IIS functionality. ISAPI Filters are native DLLs that intercept incoming HTTP requests and outgoing responses in IIS ...
1. 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... 2. In the "Add virtual directory" window: Alias: type "do...
1. Navigate to the IIS Manager window. Go to "Web Sites" → Select the site you wish to create the VD under (Point at the selected site) → Right click → New... → Virtual Directory 2. In the Wizard: Click NEXT Alias: type: "dotD...
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