[mapguide-users] Win2003 fcgi Install Issue and Solution

Andy Morsell amorsell at spatialgis.com
Sat Apr 8 14:44:49 EDT 2006

A followup on this: This particular problem only occurred on a Windows 2003
install.  I also installed on a Windows XP Pro and Windows 2000 box and the
8.3 path for the fcgi agent works fine on both of them.


Andy Morsell wrote:
> I just experienced one of those maddening installation issues where a 1/2
> hour upgrade turns into a couple of hours of banging my head on my
> keyboard.
> This was a Windows 2003, IIS6 and .NET web extension installation.  I
> uninstalled the prior version and confirmed that the virtual and physical
> directories had been removed.  I then installed the new version opting to
> have it configure IIS with .NET.  Upon testing, any calls to the .fcgi
> mapagent resulted in a 404 page not found error.  
> I finally traced the problem to the following:
> In the mapagent virtual directory in IIS, under Configuration, Application
> extensions, the .fcgi extension was configured as:
> c:\PROGRA~1\MAPGUI~1\WEBSER~1\www\mapagent\ISAPI_~1.dll.  When I changed
> it
> to the long path of "C:\Program
> Files\MapGuideOpenSource\WebServerExtensions\www\mapagent\isapi_fcgi.dll",
> it mysteriously started working.  I checked at the command prompt using
> the
> dir /x command to make sure that the short name was valid, and it all
> looked
> OK.  So, I have no idea why using the long path and filename solved the
> problem, but it did.  On this server, I can readily replicate the problem
> by
> substituting back in the short path and filename.
> Andy Morsell, P.E.
> Spatial Integrators, Inc.
> http://www.SpatialGIS.com

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