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Directory Listing Denied

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 14, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hi,   After uninstalling and re-installing NET 2.0 (sp1) and 1.1 both Sharepoint 3.0 Central Administration and a sharepoint site show directory listing denied errors.   Surfing to http://site/ result in Directory Listing Denied (403) error. However, if I type the whole path http://site/default.aspx both central administration and the site is shown correctly.   After scanning google, I've seen several suggestions. Checking application pools (both central administration and the site have their own application pool owned by Network Service). Checking so execute permissions is script only and not executable (I've tried them all and on all subdirectories). Documents settings in IIS is default.aspx (don't think sharepoint listen to that though). They all fail. The problem is persistant.  I would really like to hear some suggestions how to fix this problem.

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