Difference between revisions of "Publishing Troubleshooting"

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When you click "Connect" in the publishing dialog XLCubed will try to contact your web server.
 
When you click "Connect" in the publishing dialog XLCubed will try to contact your web server.
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== Client configuration ==
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If you use a proxy server to access the internet this can prevent XLCubed connecting correctly
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To allow the connection turn on the option to bypass the proxy for local addresses.
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Note that you ''only'' need to do this is you use a proxy, otherwise there is no need to make this change.
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[[File:XLCubedWebConfigIESettings.png|center]]
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If this fails an administrator can check the following to try to resolve the problem.
 
If this fails an administrator can check the following to try to resolve the problem.
 
  
 
== Windows Authentication ==
 
== Windows Authentication ==

Revision as of 11:55, 28 February 2011

When you click "Connect" in the publishing dialog XLCubed will try to contact your web server.

Client configuration

If you use a proxy server to access the internet this can prevent XLCubed connecting correctly

To allow the connection turn on the option to bypass the proxy for local addresses.

Note that you only need to do this is you use a proxy, otherwise there is no need to make this change.

XLCubedWebConfigIESettings.png


If this fails an administrator can check the following to try to resolve the problem.

Windows Authentication

IIS Settings

Depending on your IIS version, take the following steps:

IIS 5

Right click the XLCubedWeb directory and select "Properties" Select the "Directory Security" tab Ensure that "Integrated Windows authentication" is checked and all others are not.

XLCubedWebConfigIIS5AuthenticationWindows.png

IIS 6

Select the XLCubedWeb directory and open the "Authentication" section.

XLCubedWebConfigIIS6Authentication.png

Ensure "ASP.NET Impersonation" and "Windows Authentication" are enabled, and others are disabled.

XLCubedWebConfigIIS6AuthenticationWindows.png

If you do not have these options you must add them from Control Panel -> Programs -> Turn Windows features on or off


web.config Settings

In the bindings section the security should be as follows for each binding.

   <security mode="TransportCredentialOnly">
       <transport clientCredentialType="Windows"/>
   </security>


Basic Authentication

IIS Settings

Depending on your IIS version, take the following steps:

IIS 5

Right click the XLCubedWeb directory and select "Properties" Select the "Directory Security" tab Ensure that "Basic authentication" is checked and all others are not.

XLCubedWebConfigIIS5AuthenticationBasic.png

IIS 6

Select the XLCubedWeb directory and open the "Authentication" section.

XLCubedWebConfigIIS6Authentication.png

Ensure "ASP.NET Impersonation" and "BasicAuthentication" are enabled, and others are disabled.

XLCubedWebConfigIIS6AuthenticationBasic.png

web.config Settings

In the bindings section the security should be as follows for each binding.

   <security mode="TransportCredentialOnly">
       <transport clientCredentialType="Basic"/>
   </security>