error trying to go to http://localhost/dragnet/

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 7:35 am
Hi folks. We've installed a copy of DragNet for eval purposes. I edited the web.config and set logging from Quiet to Debug. No log file created.

When I try to go to http://localhost/dragnet/, I get:

The XML page cannot be displayed
Cannot view XML input using XSL style sheet. Please correct the error and then click the Refresh button, or try again later.


A name was started with an invalid character. Error processing resource 'http://localhost/dragnet/'. Line 1, Position 2

<%@ Register TagPrefix="uc1" TagName="ProjectNavBar" Src="ProjectNavBar.ascx" %>

Any help is greatly appreciated! Thanks!

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 11:17 am
See if the suggestions in this link help:
Linda Bauer
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 04, 2006 1:52 pm
I got a little further, I think. I did aspnet_regiis to reinstall the IIS stuff, and that got aspx in there as a recognized extension. After that, I'd get the standard "404 page not found" error.

I poked around on TechNet IIS 6 troubleshooting pages, and noticed that IIS 6 defaults to prohibiting all Web Service Extensions. That didn't seem right to me, and I tried allowing the "Web Service Extension - ASP.NET v2.0.50727" which points to the aspnet_isapi.dll. THAT gave me an uglier error (see below), so I'm not sure what to try next. Thanks!

When I tried to connect to DragNet after that, I got:

"Server Error in '/Dragnet' Application.

is not a valid Win32 application. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x800700C1)
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. "

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 05, 2006 8:51 am
There must still be some kind of IIS configuration issue.

Assuming you've installed IIS and the supporting Application Data Server files, report back any configuration differences from this Setup Link - Installing Vault Server on Windows 2003 Server

If you ran aspnet_regiis.exe *AFTER* you installed Dragnet, then Dragnet will be missing some settings. Uninstall and reinstall Dragnet with IIS and ASP.Net configured so the missing pieces are added to the Dragnet installation.
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