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  • AlphaLaunch error 403 IIS7.5

    Trying in vain to publish app via alphalaunch to my Windows 2008 IIS.

    Publish alphalaunch to 192.168.0.2/Alphalaunch

    When tried to browse to http://192.168.0.2/alphalaunch/availableappinfo.txt I get 403 error.
    If I delete the web.config in the folder I can browse the availableappinfo.txt but when I browse on http://192.168.0.2/alphalaunch/ I get 403 error again.

    Any suggestions will be appreciated.

    Armand

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    Re: AlphaLaunch error 403 IIS7.5

    Follow Up.

    When I publish an unsecured app it work 100% and install on the mobile app.

    This mobile app is however using the default Alpha Login class.
    I notice that that the publish profile force me to choose a security provider, I assume because I use a secure app.

    When I publish via FTP I can get to availableappinfo.txt and my alphalaunch on my mobile see the app. But then I get error, "Unable to download manifest file"

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      Re: AlphaLaunch error 403 IIS7.5

      My personal opinion is that AlphaLaunch is at its best in a beta version, or that technical documentation is far below standard. I have worked now for a week on it. It crashes randomly when I install a app via it on IOS, simple javascript (i.e. {dialog.object}.saveListEdits) does not fire in Alphalaunch but is working perfectly in Chrome on same device etc etc.
      The concept is great and I hope that AA is able to sort all teething problems out. For the foreseeable future I will work with other options.

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        Re: AlphaLaunch error 403 IIS7.5

        I have had the same problem when using the non-IIS Alpha server - e-mailed Selwyn about the problem last week - he said that they came upon this problem when testing AlphaLaunch and thought that they had added code to cure it - so they are now investigating it further.
        It works ok if the Alpha security framework is disabled on your Alpha server.

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