Bug NIM-081734

Bug Number  NIM081734
Submitted  Jun 14, 2012 8:24 PM
Severity  Medium
Applies To  No Product Found
Version Found  10.1
Prog Language  N/A
Server Platform  
Client Platform  
Database  All
Locale  N/A
Status  Implemented
Version Fixed  N/A
SP Fixed  N/A


Clicking 'Configure' on the configuration page for the ArcGIS Web Adaptor (IIS) fails with "Application Error: Access to the path [WebAdaptor.config path] is denied."

Additional Information


Alternate Solution

Manually give the local user IIS APPPOOL\ArcGISWebAdaptorAppPool permissions to write to the Web Adaptor configuration file.
To add this account, if it is not listed:
1. In Windows Explorer, right click the WebAdaptor.config file and choose Properties.
2. Click the Security tab.
3. Click the Edit button.
4. Click Add.
5. Click the Locations button and select the name of the local machine.
6. In the box at the bottom, enter 'IIS APPPOOL\ArcGISWebAdaptorAppPool' without the single quotes and click 'Check Names'.
7. Give 'Full Control' permissions to ArcGISWebAdaptorAppPool.
8. Click Apply and OK to all dialog boxes to close them.