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I keep getting the following error:

c:\Windows\System32\inetsrv>appcmd set site /site.name:"WebVTS" /+bindings.[prot
ocol='https',bindingInformation='*:443:webvts.mprinc.com']
ERROR ( message:Configuration error
Filename: redirection.config
Line Number: 0
Description: Cannot read configuration file due to insufficient permissions
. )

I'm trying to add a hostname to an https: site in IIS 7 on Windows Server 2008. I added IUSR read/modify to my web.config file. But can't seem to figure out where and what is redirection.config?

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Did you run the command prompt as administrator? –  Shane Madden Jul 24 '12 at 0:55
    
how do i do that? –  chris Jul 24 '12 at 1:02
    
awesome, that worked –  chris Jul 24 '12 at 1:06
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Right click "Command Prompt" in your task bar or start menu and select the "Run as Administrator" option.

run as

This will cause your command prompt to be UAC-elevated, and the window title will change to let you know that your prompt has extra oomph:

admin prompt

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