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Problem: ServletExec Initialization Failed

Description

When entering http://machine_name/servlet/TestServlet in a Web browser to test ServletExec 4.1.1 with IIS 4.0/5.0/6.0, the following error is returned: ServletExec Initialization Failed.

One of the following errors will occur depending on the operating system:
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Cause

Inadequate NTFS permissions are set on the ServletExec and/or Java installation directories.

Solution or Workaround

Set appropriate NTFS permissions for <Drive>:\Program Files\New Atlanta, <Drive>:\Program Files\Java and <Drive>:\js2dk1.4.0.

Warning:
The following NTFS permissions will allow ServletExec to access required resources. These file settings may not be the minimal permissions needed.

  1. Grant full control to the <Drive>:\New Atlanta\ServletExec ISAPI directory and sub-directories for the following users groups: SYSTEM, Authenticated Users and IUSR_<machine_name>.

  2. Grant Read, Read & Execute and List Folder contents to the <Drive>:\j2sdk1.4.0 directory and sub-directories for the following users and groups: SYSTEM and IUSR_<machine_name>.
  3. Grant Read, Read & Execute and List Folder contents to the <Drive>:\Program Files\Java directory and sub-directories for the following users and groups: SYSTEM and IUSR_<machine_name>.
    If you have questions or problems with configuring ServletExec with IIS, contact New Atlanta.

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