Virtual Server 2005 R2 giving 500.0 errors under Vista

I finally got it sorted. I had all the IIS6-compatibility options enabled under ‘Programs and Features’. I was running Internet Explorer as an administrator. But still I was getting a 500.0 error when I tried to go to the Virtual Server 2005 R2 admin page. Tonight I decided I wasn’t going to let this one rest.

Eventually I got it fixed by setting the virtual directory to use Basic Authentication instead of Windows Authentication. Go figure.

One thought on “Virtual Server 2005 R2 giving 500.0 errors under Vista”

  1. Hi Rob

    I have seen this issue before on Virtual Server using Windows Auth.

    I do not beleive it is only related to Vista but to NTLM on the Server.

    Sorry I have no other fix.

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