Adding .svc Extension With IIS – Windows 2008


Adding .svc Extension With IIS – Windows 2008

To verify that the svc file type is mapped correctly in IIS 7.0

1.         Open a command prompt window and type start inetmgr to open the Internet Information Services (IIS) MMC snap-in.

2.         In the left pane, expand the node with the computer’s name, then expand the Web Sites node, and then select the Default Web Site.

3.         Double-click Handler mappings in the Features View.

4.         In the list of application mappings, verify that the .svc file is mapped to the aspnet_isapi.dll.

If the file has not been mapped:

1.         Click Add Managed Handler.

2.         Type *.svc into the Request path:.

3.         Type System.ServiceModel.Activation.HttpHandler, System.ServiceModel, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b77a5c561934e089 into the Type textbox.

4.         Type svc-Integrated into the Name: textbox.

5.         Click OK.

6.         Click Add Script Map.

7.         Type *.svc into the Request path:.

8.         Type %SystemRoot%\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\aspnet_isapi.dll into the Executable: text box.

9.         Type svc-ISAPI-2.0 into the Name: text box.

10.       Using the Move Up/Move Down controls, ensure that the managed handler (svc-Integrated) appears before the aspnet_isapi (svc-ISAPI-2.0) handler in the list.

11.       Click OK.

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