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6th of July, 2012
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This article includes the steps required to configure Microsoft IIS 5 and 6 to host TestTrack Pro Web, TestTrack RM Reviewer, and TestTrack TCM Test Runner.
Creating a CGI directory alias
- Open IIS Manager.
- Right-click the default web site or the site used for TestTrack and choose New > Virtual Directory.
- Follow the on-screen instructions. Enter the following information when prompted:
- Enter 'scripts' as the Alias.
- Set the Directory to the path that was entered for the ttcgi.exe program during the TestTrack installation. The default path is C:\inetpub\scripts.
- Select the following Access Permissions: Read, Run scripts, Execute.
Enabling the .exe CGI extension
Note: The following steps are only required for IIS 6.
- Open the IIS Administrator.
- Expand the server node and select the Web service extensions node.
- Click Add a new Web service extension in the Tasks section of the right pane.
- Enter 'TestTrack' as the Extension name.
- Select Set extension status to Allowed.
- Click Add.
- Change the Files of Type field to CGI files (*.exe*), browse to the location of the ttcgi.exe file, and click OK.
- Click OK again.
The ttcgi.exe file is displayed in the Required Files section of the New Web Service Extension dialog box.
Enabling the .ttp CGI extension and Active Server pages
Note: The following steps are not required for TestTrack RM Reviewer.
- In IIS Manager, right-click the default web site or the site used for TestTrack and choose Properties.
- Click the Home Directory tab.
- Click Configuration.
- Click Add to create a new mapping.
- Enter a file processor Executable path. You can use the ASP library located in C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\asp.dll or another file processor application.
- Enter '.ttp' as the Extension.
- Select Limit to and enter 'GET,POST' as the Verbs.
- Select Script engine and Check that file exists if they are not already enabled.
- Click OK. The .ttp extension is enabled.
- If you are using IIS 6, enable Active Server pages:
- Expand Web Sites and then click Web Server Extensions.
- Click Active Server Pages and then click Allow.
Note: If you cannot log in to TestTrack web clients after completing these steps, see TestTrack Web Returns a '404 - Page Not Found' Error.
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