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WebReach Error - HTTP Error 403.1 - Forbidden: Execute access is denied

Goals and Symptoms

When trying to open WebReach, the user may get the error page shown below in the screen capture.


Error reads:

  • The page cannot be displayed
    There is a problem with a program on the page you are trying to reach, and the page cannot be displayed.
    HTTP 403.1 Forbidden: Execute Access Forbidden
    Internet Information Services

Facts and Changes

KeywordsHTTP Error 403.1
Webreach error

Causes and Fixes

The problem is with the "execute permissions" for WebReach, which must be allowed to run scripts and executables for proper operation.


In IIS, go to the properties of the site, and make sure the "Execute Permissions" is set to "Scripts and Executables" and not "None".

Original article#16474
Last Revised: November 1, 2007
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Legacy KB System (APS) Data: RESL189244 V1.0, Originally authored by KBAdPM on 11/16/2007, Last Edited by KBAdPM on 11/16/2007
Related ranges: ION Enterprise V5.6, ION Enterprise V5.5, ION Enterprise V5.0, ION Enterprise V4.5
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