R – WebResource.axd 404 for the SiteMapPath CSS and others


The site I have runs great on my server and on a virgin 2003 server. But when I go to move the site to the client’s server some of the sites features don’t work. Like the CSS for the SiteMapPath and javascript for the menu.

Log from the client’s server:

2009-04-03 17:22:20 W3SVC44836191 XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX GET /WebResource.axd d=nFPK0XLN-ynHK7RFK3-O_5JOGa3F6eDQZaw2fDS9H-hsMCDPLAS0vS6xsQkMZOo5bD2x9W3P9ULIjVogWhfPoA2&t=633626988000000000 8080 - XXX.XXX.XXX.XXX Mozilla/4.0+(compatible;+MSIE+6.0;+Windows+NT+5.1;+SV1;+InfoPath.1;+.NET+CLR+2.0.50727;
+.NET+CLR+1.1.4322;+.NET+CLR+3.0.04506.30;+MS-RTC+LM+8) 404 0 2

Have tried the uncheck “Verify that file exists” trick for the axd extension, no dice. http://allantech.blogspot.com/2008/01/webresourceaxd-gives-404.html

I am using the text menu form http://www.obout.com. The only thing I found in the knowledge base didn't help.

I have double checked the file permissions.

Any ideas?


OS: Windows 2003 Server
IIS: 6
.Net: 3.5 

UPDATE I ended up using a different server at the clients location everything runs great. I have yet to duplicate the error elsewhere or hear of anyone that has had a similar issue.

I'm guessing the install of IIS has gone south. Since its a production server the client doesn't what to reinstall IIS. If someone happens to solve this question please post it here.

Best Solution

Did you check the server time? Sometimes it too can cause problems if its not set properly.

If that doesn't work, try installing the aspnet_client files again by running this command on the Visual Studio Command Prompt -

aspnet_regiis -c

Then do this -

aspnet_regiis -i //Will install ASP.NET version and update scriptmaps at the IIS metabase root and for all scriptmaps below the root.
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