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Virtual Directory - open without SharePoint

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :C#

I have a SharePoint 2007 site running under 64 bit Windows 2008 R2.  The sharepoint works fine.  I can even open the libraries as web folders (webdav) without any issues.  I have created a virtual directory in IIS that points to a directory on the server.  Whenever I try to open the virtual directory (https://my.server.com/dir) as a webfolder, I get the SharePoint home web folder instead (https://my.server.com).  I have been able to open subordinate SharePoint web folders without any issues (https://my.server.com/MPD/Shared%20Documents).  It appears that SharePoint is intercepting my request for https://my.server.com/dir.  According to documentation, SharePoint should ignore any non-SP directories in IIS.  In previous versions we could exclude specific directories from being SharePoint managed, but not in 2007 or later.

I have followed all of the directions to configure the virtual directory in IIS to use WebDAV.

This is the code I use for the page to open the virtual directory.

<html dir="ltr">

<head >

<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8">


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