How to Configure Internet Information Services 7.5 Request Filtering for EdgeSight 5.4

  • CTX132655
  • Created onMar 26, 2014
  • Updated onApr 12, 2014
Article Topic Configuration


This article describes how to configure the file name extensions list in Internet Information Services 7.5 request filtering for EdgeSight 5.4.


In a standard installation, Internet Information Services (IIS) is configured by default to allow requests for files with any extension. Environments that require restricting IIS requests to a list of specific file extensions need the extensions used by EdgeSight to be able to set this list.

A default IIS Request Filtering file extensions list is shown in the following screen shot:

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The following are the EdgeSight file extensions required when IIS request filtering is enabled: 

  • .asax

  • .ascx

  • .asmx

  • .aspx

  • .axd

  • .cab

  • .config

  • .css

  • .gif

  • .htm

  • .ico

  • .jar

  • .jpg

  • .js

  • .lng

  • .png

  • .rdl

  • .swf

  • .txt

  • .xls

  • .xml

  • .xsl

  • .zpd

Note: An entry for “.” is required for navigating the EdgeSight site by directory path, such as http://localhost/edgesight.

To configure the file name extensions list in IIS 7.5 request filtering for EdgeSight 5.4, complete the following procedure:

  1. Open the IIS Manager.

  2. Under the IIS section in the edgesight application, open Request Filtering

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  3. For each entry with an Allowed value of False, select the extension, click Remove under the Actions pane, and click Yes in the confirmation dialog.

  4. For each extension in the required Extensions list, click Allow File Name Extension under the Actions pane and enter the extension from the list.

  5. Click Edit Feature Settings in the Action pane.

  6. Clear the Allow unlisted file name extensions option and click OK.

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