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Re: Cosign install problem
Turns out you need the UMwebCA.pem file as well. You can grab it
here<http://cowboybebop.staff.itd.umich.edu/iiscosign/>. Drop it into
your /IISCosign/SSL folder. (The cosign.dll.config file is already
pointing at this so it shouldn't need to be modifed. The XML tag is
Trust me, it was a much bigger hassle to set up IISCosign before the
installer was available!
--On Wednesday, February 04, 2004 4:02 PM -0500 jarod@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
Very sorry these updates aren't part of the installer yet:
Add the following registry entry:
HKLM/SOFTWARE/University of Michigan/ITCS/Cosign
Add a string value called ConfigFile. Set the value to "C:\Program
Files\IISCosign\cosign.dll.config" less the quotes and the path to
wherever your config file is located.
The following permissions need to be set for Windows 2003 (this is not
necessary for a Win2k/IIS5 setup):
For your entire /iiscosign/ folder, IIS_WPG needs needs everything
selected except for "Special Permissions." Be sure to select the
that applies these permissions to the folder contents and sub-folders.
For the \CosignDB\ folder:
Internet Guest Account, IUSR_[machine name]- needs Read and Write
For the \Logs\ folder:
IUSR_[machine name] - Read & execute, list folder contents, Read,
Also, make sure MSXML 4.0 is installed. (The installer placed
in your IISCosign folder.)
Finally, don't forget to get your certificate signed by the U-M
Cosign does not show up in a service menu because it is not a service.
That is, it is not an independently running executable.
--On Wednesday, February 04, 2004 2:58 PM -0500 Chassy
> I'm trying to install Cosign for IIS (version 1 RC3), but something
> seems to be amiss. It's on Windows 2003 Server / IIS6.
> I've gone though the configuration process described in the README,
> the filtering won't work. The two symptoms I see are:
> - I can't find the cosign service in the machine's service menu
> - The ISAPI Filters tab in the IIS manager shows the cosign filter,
> gives its status as 'Not Loaded' and it's Priority as '* Unknown
> This persists after I stop and restart the site.
> I've tried uninstalling/reinstalling Cosign, and restarting the
> but have had no luck. Any ideas would be much appreciated.