Cannot execute CGI applications in the current application pool on the Web server

The configured user for this application pool does not have sufficient privileges to execute CGI applications.

Please try the following:

  • Contact the Web site administrator if you believe you should be able to execute CGI applications.

HTTP Error 403.19 - Forbidden: Cannot execute CGIs for the client in this application pool.
Internet Information Services (IIS)

Technical Information (for support personnel)

  • Go to Microsoft Product Support Services and perform a title search for the words HTTP and 403.
  • Open IIS Help, which is accessible in IIS Manager (inetmgr), and search for topics titled IIS 6.0 Architecture, Configuring Application Pools, Configuring CGI Applications, and About Custom Error Messages.