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I have installed CCNET and I am running some powershellscripts with it. It works fine, but the Dashboard does not show up. As I understood it, it is allready included in the basic installation of CCNET and does not need any other installation. But when I run localhost/ccnet the browser tells me that the page cannot be displayed.

Where is the dashboard running and what am I doing wrong here?

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This is a site to ask about programming related questions. – Magrangs Oct 2 '12 at 12:31
This is a programming related question. CCNET (Cruise Control .NET) is a continuous integration server. – Matthew Brubaker Oct 2 '12 at 14:01
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If you are hosting this on a machine running IIS, you need to create a Virtual Directory that points to the webdashboard folder in your install directory. See here for additional information.

If you are using IIS7+, you will need to change lines 17 and 19 in the httpHandlers section to include the preCondition="integratedMode" attribute as follows.

<add verb="*" preCondition="integratedMode" path="*.aspx" type="ThoughtWorks.CruiseControl.WebDashboard.MVC.ASPNET.HttpHandler,ThoughtWorks.CruiseControl.WebDashboard"

<add verb="*" preCondition="integratedMode" path="*.xml" type="ThoughtWorks.CruiseControl.WebDashboard.MVC.ASPNET.HttpHandler,ThoughtWorks.CruiseControl.WebDashboard"
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OK, i finally created a virtual directory that points to the dashboard. But unfortunately it still does not work :/ I get a http 500.0 error " initialization failed" The physical Path is correct :/ – Simons0n Oct 12 '12 at 13:23
That sounds like IIS is having problems initializing the ASP.NET engine itself. I would need to see the whole error message to diagnose it further. – Matthew Brubaker Oct 12 '12 at 16:24
Hi, i only have the german output, and it does not fit in here. Can i mail it? :/ Modul AspNetAppInitializationFailureModule Benachrichtigung BeginRequest Handler ExtensionlessUrl-Integrated-4.0 Fehlercode 0x00000000 Angeforderte URL localhost:8080/ccnet Physischer Pfad C:\Program Files (x86)\CruiseControl.NET\webdashboard Anmeldemethode Noch unbestimmt Angemeldeter Benutzer Noch unbestimmt Verzeichnis für Ablaufverfolgung C:\Users\Administrator\Documents\IISExpress\TraceLogFiles\CCNET Weitere Informationen: Microsoft Knowledge Base-Artikel: 294807 – Simons0n Oct 15 '12 at 6:54
Ah, I think I might know what that is. If you are running on IIS 7.0 or higher, there are two(?) lines you need to change in the web.config file in the dashboard folder. I have edited my answer to include the modifications. – Matthew Brubaker Oct 15 '12 at 13:57
Well, i changed the web.config file, but i still get the same error message. Restart the IIS did not helpt, too. :/ – Simons0n Oct 19 '12 at 8:30

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