The IPSentry IPSX Dashboard may be hosted under Internet Information Services (IIS) for content delivery.
The following document requires the following actions having been completed as well as knowledge of IIS configuration under Windows XP.
Step 1 - Add the appropriate MIME types to IIS
By default, the file extensions for Silverlight application files such as .xap and .xaml are unrecognized by IIS. In order to host and deliver these files with the appropriate headers, you will need to add these file extensions as MIME Types in IIS.
Launch the IIS snap-in
Select the default web site node and right mouse click. Select Properties
In the HTTP Headers tab, click the File Types button
and add the following entries by clicking on "New Type".
Associated Extension: .xap
Content type (MIME:): application/x-silverlight-app
Associated Extension: .xaml
Content type (MIME:): application/xaml+xml
Associated Extension: .xbap
Content type (MIME:): application/x-ms-xbap
For more information, see: http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/262/configuring-iis-for-silverlight-applications/
Step 2 - Create a virtual directory for accessing IPSX Dashboard - Optional
While in the IIS snap-in, select the default web site node and right mouse click, select New, Virtual Directory
Enter "IPSentryIPSX" or other name by which you want
to reference the virtual directory. This value will be added
to your URL path in order to access the IPSX web site.
For example: http://127.0.0.1/IPSentryIPSX/
Select the directory in which you installed IPSentry
IPSX. The default location is C:\IPSentryIPSXDashboard\webroot.
If you installed IPSX to a different location, enter that location in the Directory field or click Browse to locate the folder.
For access permissions, the default of "Read" and "Run scripts" is required. - Click Next
Select the newly created virtual directory node and right mouse click, select Properties
Select the "ASP.NET" tab.
In the "ASP.NET version, select 4.0.30319 in order to insure this virtual directory makes use of .NET 4
Select the "Documents" tab.
Insure that "Enable Default Document" is selected then click "ADD"
Enter "default.aspx" in the default document name field and click "OK"
Step 3 - Configuring ASP.NET on IIS for .NET Framework 4
The following actions need only be performed once in order to register ASP.NET 4.0 with IIS
Step 4 - Configuring access rights to the IPSentry application folder
You should now be able to access the dashboard at
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