CGI errror in (only in) IIS 6.0 server 2003

David Wahler dwahler at
Mon Jan 9 13:55:04 CET 2006

nonamehkg at wrote:
> Hi, I've been using ActivePython 2.3 (cgi) on IIS on win xp, 2000 and
> they work fine.
> Until I upgrade the system the server 2003. The ASP script engine is ok
> but not the CGIs.
> I got these errors:
> HTTP Error 403.1 - Forbidden: Execute access is denied.
> I already have execute access on the directory.
> Can anyone help me?

This is an IIS configuration issue, and has nothing to do with Python.
You will probably get much better responses if you post it in a more
appropriate group -- a quick search of Google Groups turns up
microsoft.public.inetserver.iis and, to get you started.

Hope this helps,

-- David

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