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Gadgets are not configured

Updated: May 26, 2011

Applies To: Windows Small Business Server 2011 Standard

Problem   Gadgets are not configured.

Features affected   The links to Windows SBS 2011 Standard Gadget, and the Organization and the Administration links in Remote Web Workplace are unavailable.

Solution   To resolve this issue, you must manually configure the ASMX Service.

ImportantImportant
Prerequisite task   Before you begin, you must configure Microsoft Internet Information Service (IIS). For instructions about how to configure IIS, see “Internet Information Service (IIS) is not configured.

To configure the ASMX Service

  1. Click Start, click All Programs, click Administrative Tools, and then click Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager.

  2. In the User Account Control window, click Continue.

  3. Double-click ServerName, double-click Sites, and then double-click SBS Web Applications.

  4. If BPService exists, delete it.

  5. Right-click SBS Web Applications, and then click Add Application.

  6. In the Add Application window, do the following:

    1. In Alias, type BPService.

    2. In Application pool, click SBS Web Applications application pool (default).

    3. In Physical path, type C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\webapp\BPService.

    4. Click OK.

  7. Set the authentication method as follows:

    1. Click BPService, and then, in the IIS section of the center pane, double-click Authentication.

    2. Change Windows Authentication to Enabled, and change Anonymous Authentication to Disabled.

  8. Set the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) settings as follows:

    1. Click BPService, and then, in the IIS section of the center pane, double-click SSL Settings.

    2. Select Require SSL and Require 128-bit SSL.

  9. Set the file permissions for the gadget configuration file as follows:

    1. Right-click Start, click Explore, and then browse to C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin.

    2. Right click iworkergadgetinfo.xml, and then click Properties.

    3. On the Security tab, if the Network Service is not listed in Group or user names, click Edit, click Add, and then, in the Object Name text box, type Network Service.

    4. Click OK.

  10. Update the Web.config file as follows:

    1. In the Search box type, cmd, in the quick launch pane right-click cmd, and then click Run as administrator.

    2. In the User Account Control window, click Continue.

    3. Type notepad “C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\webapp\BPService\web.config” , and then press ENTER.

    4. Click Edit, and then click Replace.

    5. In the Replace window, in Find type {0}, in Replace type C:\Program Files\Windows Small Business Server\Bin\, and then click Replace All.

    6. Repeat steps 10d and 10e to find {1} and to replace it with the current language. For example, use en for English, zh-chs for Simplified Chinese, etc. Next, find {2} and replace it with the current language.

    7. Click File, click Save, and then close Notepad.

  11. Change value of the WebServices registry key to indicate that WebServices is configured:

    CautionCaution
    Incorrectly editing the registry may severely damage your system. Before making changes to the registry, you should back up any valued data on the computer.

    1. Click Start, and then, in the Search box, type regedit, and then press ENTER.

    2. In the User Account Control window, click Continue.

    3. Browse to HKLM\Software\Microsoft\SmallBusinessServer\Components.

    4. Right click Components, click New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) Value. In Name, type WebServices.

    5. Double click WebServices, in Value data type 1, click OK, and then close Registory Editor.

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