[mapguide-users] MGOS Windows Server 2008R2 - mapagent.fcgi / isapi_MapAgent.dll 50x errors

Andrew DeMerchant andrew.demerchant at gemtec.ca
Tue Feb 14 06:46:42 EST 2012

It would be interesting to try an x64 version - assuming that you don't need the gdal, and assuming that there's an x64 version of 2.1. I can also say that you may want to reconsider about using apache - if you used apache, I think you'd find it would be working fine right now...


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On 2012-02-13, at 4:29 PM, cheesybiscuits <thomaschristian at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am fighting with MG OS 2.1 on Windows Server 2008R2 (64-bit) and any
> suggestions would be really welcome.
> IIS (7.5) is running multiple versions of PHP as I have other sites already
> on the same server. The mapguide virtual directory is using the 5.2.5 TS
> version of PHP it ships with via FastCGI - I don't think the issue is here
> but thought it worth mentioning.
> All PHP and MapGuide site functionality seems to be working fine (I can
> administer the site, load packages, create aliases etc.) *except* for calls
> to mapagent/mapagent.fcgi. Under the default application pool configuration
> (MapGuideAppPool) all calls return a 500.0 error with no useful info at all.
> If I change this app pool's configuration (change .NET version used (which I
> don't think should make a difference) or set 'Enable 32-bit applications' to
> true) I get either a 504 (no response returned) or 503 (service unavailable)
> followed by the app pool crashing.
> The ISAPI handler for mapagent.fcgi requests is enabled and correctly points
> to C:\Program Files (x86)\OSGeo\MapGuide\Web\www\mapagent\isapi_MapAgent.dll
> I am testing via the Sheboygan sample application, having loaded the package
> and made no changes to the PHP. Fiddler is showing me the HTTP responses.
> Nothing is being logged either in the system log, PHP log, or the MapGuide
> server log so I have no idea where to go next.
> If anyone has experience configuring MG OS 2.1 on this platform, or has ever
> seen similar issues with isapi_MapAgent.dll I would be very grateful for any
> suggestions. My fallback option is to install bundled MapGuide with Apache
> and set up a forwarding site in IIS, but I would really like to avoid this
> as both I and the client paying me are much more familiar with IIS than
> Apache.
> Thanks
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