Request object error 'ASP 0104 : 80004005' - Operation not Allowed Article

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Request object error 'ASP 0104 : 80004005' - Operation not Allowed

This error is raised at IIS level on BeginRequest notification, when RequestFilteringModule checks incoming request for its validity.


Check maxAllowedContentLength or AspMaxRequestEntityAllowed of IIS requestLimits section. You can do it using appcmd application values requestfiltering.requestlimits.maxallowedcontentlength and ASPSection.Limits.MaxRequestEntityAllowed value.

Set the limit on IIS level

Set 100MB limit for IIS

%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config  /section:requestfiltering /requestlimits.maxallowedcontentlength:100000000

Set the limit on one site level

Set 1GB limit for site X64/upload

%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config X64/upload /section:requestfiltering /requestlimits.maxallowedcontentlength:1000000000

Remove the limit from site level

Remove the limit from the X64/upload site

%windir%\system32\inetsrv\appcmd set config X64/upload /section:requestfiltering /-requestlimits.maxallowedcontentlength

See also IIS Limit Check.

ASP error

Request object error 'ASP 0104 : 80004005' 
Operation not Allowed 
huge-asp-upload.asp, line 56 

Detailed IIS 7.0 error

Error Summary

HTTP Error 404.13 - Not Found

The request filtering module is configured to deny a request that exceeds the request content length.

Detailed Error Information
Error Code0x00000000
Requested URLhttp://w2008ia64:80/upload/huge-asp-upload.asp
Physical PathC:\Program Files\Motobit\ScriptUtilities\Samples\huge-asp-upload.asp
Logon MethodNot yet determined
Logon UserNot yet determined
Failed Request Tracing Log DirectoryC:\temp\failed
Most likely causes:
  • Request filtering is configured on the Web server to deny the request because the content length exceeds the configured value.
Things you can try:
  • Verify the configuration/system.webServer/security/requestFiltering/requestLimits@maxAllowedContentLength setting in the applicationhost.config or web.config file.
Links and More Information This is a security feature. Do not change this feature unless the scope of the change is fully understood. You can configure the IIS 7.0 server to reject requests whose content length is greater than a specified value. If the request's content length is greater than the configured length, this error is returned. If the content length requires an increase, modify the configuration/system.webServer/security/requestFiltering/requestLimits@maxAllowedContentLength setting.

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