Cannot Download .exe Files From Oracle iPlanet Web server 7.0 generating error HTTP2205 (Doc ID 1277231.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version: 7.0 and later   [Release: 7.0 and later ]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

[Product]
Sun Java System Web Server 7.0 Update X.


[Problem]
Customer reports that they cannot download '.exe' file from WS7.0UX.

When they try to download the '.exe' file , the "HTTP 405 Method Not Allowed" error message is
output and the download fails.

Customer has confirmed with IE6, IE7, Firefox and Chrome, that the '.exe' file cannot be downloaded.

Customer has confirmed that if they change file name to '.ex_' , the same file can be downloaded normally.

Solution

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