Error: Error SSL Required Code: 403

Error Message

If the 'services' Web directory for ArcGIS is set to 'Require Encrypted Web Access', the following error message is returned:

SSL Required
Code: 403".


The 'services' Web directory for ArcGIS Server has been set to 'Require Encryped Web Access'.

Solution or Workaround

  1. Open ArcGIS Server Manager, which is located at http://<HOSTNAME>:<PORT>/<ArcGIS Instance Name>/Manager.
  2. Open the 'Services' tab.
  3. Click 'Manage Services'.
  4. Click Properties.
  5. Uncheck 'Require Encrypted Web Access'.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Re-start Internet Information Services.
    ▪ Click Start.
    ▪ Click Run.
    ▪ Type iisreset into the Run text field.
    ▪ Either press Enter or click OK.