Download Snapshot failed: HTTP error: 401 Unauthorized (-2147209951)

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Article ID: 156821

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Products

Management Platform (Formerly known as Notification Server)

Issue/Introduction

Errors downloading package from a Package Server running on IIS.

Agent.log
Priority: 1
Date: 9/14/2006 10:53:04 AM
Tick Count: 1124171953
Host Name: HAMW2KADM01
Process: AeXNSAgent.exe (1100)
Thread ID: 2108
Module: AexPackageDelivery.dll
Source: PackageDownload
Description: Download Snapshot failed: HTTP error: 401 Unauthorized (-2147209951)

Cause

Windows 2003 SP1 installation disables Windows Integrated Authentication. Integrated Windows Authentication is needed when running a Package Server over HTTP.

Resolution

Enabling Integrated Windows authentication on the Package Servers virtual Directory in the IIS allowed the clients immediately to begin downloading the packages.

Applies To
Notification Server 6.0 SP3 (no hotfixes)