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HTTP Error 403.6 - IP Address Rejected
Posted by Sean Syed on 20 February 2013 06:58 PM
When you visit a Web site that is hosted on Internet Information Services (IIS) 7.0, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
Server Error in Application "Application Name"
HTTP Error 403.6 - IP Address Rejected
HRESULT: 0x80070005
Description of HRESULT
# General access denied error
To resolve this problem, follow these steps:
  1. In a text editor, open the ApplicationHost.config file.
    Note The ApplicationHost.config file is located in the following folder:
    %SystemRoot%\system32\inetsrv\config
  2. Locate the ipSecurity XML element, and then set the value of the allowUnlisted property to true.
After you follow these steps, IIS accepts requests from any IP address that does not appear in the list of IP addresses under the ipSecurity XML element.

Note The security level of the server that is running IIS may be decreased when you enable IIS to accept requests from any IP address.
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