IIS 6.0 Does Not Serve Unknown MIME Types http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;326965 -----Original message----- From: "Matthew Bernhardt" bernhardt.7 at osu.edu Date: Thu, 16 Mar 2006 05:29:10 -0800 To: "thelist at lists.evolt.org" thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] Enabling podcast on IIS? > Hello all, > One of the faculty members here wants to post a podcast for her students > to access, and I'm running into a problem with it. She's uploaded an .m4b > file of the podcast to her site, created the link to the file on her site, > and everything seems like it's valid. The problem is that the server is > returning a 404 error when anyone tries to access the .m4b file. > It seems like the server is refusing to serve the file, presumably > because it doesn't know what an .m4b file is? If I change the file > extension to .htm or .zip, the server happily serves the file (of course, > by that point it's gibberish). > The server is Windows Server 2003 (so IIS 6, I think?) with all service > packs and whatnot applied. The .m4b file itself is valid. I thought I > remembered how to make IIS recognize a file extension, but apparently I've > forgotten. Any suggestions? Do I need some 3rd party software to > accomplish this? I'm going to suggest she provide a .zip archive of the > .m4b file in the meantime, but I'm hoping to allow the students to access > the .m4b file directly. > > Thanks, > Matt > > -- > Matt Bernhardt, bernhardt.7 at osu.edu > Webmaster + Fab Lab Coordinator > Knowlton School of Architecture > The Ohio State University > -- > > * * Please support the community that supports you. * * > http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ > > For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester > and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org > Workers of the Web, evolt !