SF 5.1 won't load after move to production

Posted by Community Admin on 04-Aug-2018 18:22

SF 5.1 won't load after move to production

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Posted by Community Admin on 15-Aug-2012 00:00

I have an SF 5.1 site that works great on my workstation, but once I moved it to a production server, pretty much the site is broke.  For example: when I try to go into the backend any section other than the dashboard give a 404.0 not found error.  Firebug shows localhost/.../
sortExpression=LastModified DESC
generates the 404.0 error.  Images on the site itself are also getting 404 errors.  Looking at the SF error log shows: 08/15/2012 12:06:54
Type : System.Web.HttpException, System.Web, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b03f5f7f11d50a3a
Message : Failed to authenticate. Reason: Unknown
Source : Telerik.Sitefinity
Help link : 
WebEventCode : 0
ErrorCode : -2147467259
Data : System.Collections.ListDictionaryInternal
TargetSite : Boolean IsBasicAuthenticaton(System.Web.HttpContextBase)
Stack Trace :    at Telerik.Sitefinity.Security.SecurityManager.IsBasicAuthenticaton(HttpContextBase context)
   at Telerik.Sitefinity.Security.SecurityManager.AuthenticateRequest(HttpContextBase context)
   at Telerik.Sitefinity.Web.SitefinityHttpModule.AppContext_AuthenticateRequest(Object sender, EventArgs e)
   at System.Web.HttpApplication.SyncEventExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutionStep.Execute()
   at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step, Boolean& completedSynchronously)

Additional Info:

MachineName : TEST-HQ-WEBDEV
TimeStamp : 8/15/2012 6:06:54 PM
FullName : Telerik.Sitefinity.Utilities, Version=5.1.3270.0, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=b28c218413bdf563
AppDomainName : /LM/W3SVC/6/ROOT-2-129895275214708547
ThreadIdentity : 
Requested URL :
I'm not having any problems with the database, I even moved the mdf to the same server.  I can log into the backend, just can't do anything there.  
Again, this site works just fine on my workstation.

Category: ErrorLog

Priority: 0

EventId: 90000

Severity: Error

Title:Enterprise Library Exception Handling


App Domain: /LM/W3SVC/6/ROOT-2-129895275214708547

Posted by Community Admin on 16-Aug-2012 00:00

Very strange. I don't even know where to start, so I will ask some probing questions.
1 - When you "Rebuild" the Solution it gets rid of loads of DLLs. So have you checked that all the DLLs are present in the bin?
2 - Have you checked that all the files it complains about are "Included" in the Project and get published when you hit "Publish" on the Project?
3 - Have you made a Backup copy of the Database in Full mode and restored it on the Production Server?
4 - Obviously, you have double-checked the Connection Strings?

Thats's all for now.

Posted by Community Admin on 16-Aug-2012 00:00

I seem to recall encountering an EventID 90000 as having something to do with logging and not having write access - might be worth checking that NT AUTHORITY\NETWORK SERVICE  has full access to the App_Data folder.

Posted by Community Admin on 17-Aug-2012 00:00

Turns out the problem was a miss configuration on the server.  It didn't have the .net 3.51 features installed for web services.

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