I want to get away from developing in PHP but doing that is proving to be a massive headache.
I am trying to set up a website with MVC 4, ASP.NET 4.0, on Win7 Professional (64-bit). The website is just the basic site that is set up with Visual Web Developer 2010 Express selecting New Project > C# > Website > ASP.NET MVC 4 Application.
After setting up the application in IIS7.5 I am getting an HTTP Error 403.14 - Forbidden. I've done a ton of research and tried multiple different suggestions on how to solve the problem but NOTHING is working. Here are some things I tried:
Install/Register v4 of ASP.NET. This has been the most annoying thing because everyone else's issue is fixed when they do this but mine is not. Changing the application pool settings: Set to classic/integrated mode Change the user/permissions used by the application pool Made sure 32-bit applications were enabled Added security permissions to folders related to the website (on multiple accounts) I can get a regular html document to show up if I add it to the websites root directory. It seems that the MVC stack is not being called at all. The server wants to display the directory, which I can enable/disable, but the website is not being displayed. Please can I have more potential fixes before I resort to my last desperate act? A baseball bat.
p.s. I'm more than willing to do a skype conversation or a share screen kind of thing if someone wants to dig in deep. I am beyond frustrated with this.