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Before I begin, I must add that I am more of a programmer, so please be patient :p

I have a 2003 server running IIS 6. I am trying to create a Facebook application that accesses a url on my server through an I-Frame. However, Facebook is trying to send some data via POST to my page. I assumed it wouldn't be a problem since the page is .html, but I keep receiving 405 errors (Incorrect Verbs) when trying to access it. Since these are generated by IIS, I had hoped there would be a way for me to allow html files to accept POST.

However, after a lot of Googling, it seems like that isn't possible, so instead I figure I can convert the page to an aspx one, and that should work... however I am running in to the same issue. I thought that simply adding POST to the .aspx entry in Application Extension Mapping would work, but it still doesn't.

Does anyone know what the problem could potentially be?

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Firstly IIS Rewrite (http://www.iis.net/download/urlrewrite) allows you to change how you present URLs. Secondly fix the 405's http://support.microsoft.com/kb/216493

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This seems to only effect IIS4 and IIS5 as per the kb article. But I will check out url-rewrite. I did get this working in the end somehow, but it was by changing how facebook accessed the application instead of changing anything on the server. I will try this and let you know how it goes – Angelo R. May 16 '11 at 4:12
Bottom line is that you shouldn't be getting 405s. Good luck. – Metalshark May 16 '11 at 6:51

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