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Read access forbidden
A web page needs be read from the server, but the page is either missing or the web server is incorrectly set up.
403.2 - Forbidden: Read access is denied.
There is a problem with the page you are looking for and it cannot be displayed. This error can occur if you are trying to display an HTML page that resides in a directory that is configured to allow Execute or Script permissions only.
Error messages will differ depending on the web server and if replaced by the web site designers.
Frequency is relative to other Internet warnings and errors.
Solutions and Fixes
This issue can only be fixed by the web site owner.
You might notify the webmaster about the issue. Include the error number and the address (URL) where the error occurred along with any other relevant details.
Many sites use an email address in the form firstname.lastname@example.org where you replace sitename.com with the web sites address (don't include a www). Keep in mind with the amount of spam, they may use a different address and/or it might get ignored. Check the websites' contact information to get reliable contact information.
FaultWire Staff Posted: 8-Oct-2008
[The following is written for the web site owner, so "you" referrers to the site owner/administrator, just to keep it confusing! - FaultWire.]
Verify that you have set up IIS to allow Read access to the directory. Also, if you are using a default document, verify that the document exists.
"403.2 - Read access forbidden" is only supported by Microsoft IIS (Internet Information Services) web servers.
The four hundred series of errors indicate something was sent to the remote web server incorrectly.
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