If you have not already, login to the Control Center at https://www.webcontrolcenter.com/customer.aspx and from the menu item IIS click on FRONTPAGE ADMIN.
can use the FrontPage Admin Tool to maintain FrontPage on your site.
Common uses are to recalculate FrontPage extensions, creating sub-webs,
add users to sub-webs, and checking server (FrontPage extentions)
health. Recalculating a web page is considered safe to use at any time.
See more information about checking server health below.
Before adding a user in through FrontPage Admin, the user must be
created in the Control Center under SITE select SITE USER ADMIN, see Knowledge Base article number 230 for further instructions.
Adding a User to FrontPage
1. Log into the Control Center
2. Choose "FrontPage Admin" under the IIS Admin menu and login.
3. Click the Administrator link located in the upper left corner of the FrontPage frame.
4. Under the "Users and Roles" section, choose "Manage Users."
5. Click "Add a user."
Under the "User" section, choose the second option (Add user or group
name…), and type "crystaltech\" and the user name. EXAMPLE:
7. Under "User Role," choose the option that gives this user the correct permissions.
8. Click "Add User"
If the user still can not access Front Page, try adding the user to the
Control Center in the menu item SITE click on FILE PERMISSIONS. Give
the user full permissions to the proper area/s. Be aware that if you
add a user to the root and select the check box APPLY TO ALL SUBFOLDERS
AND FILES, all other foldes and files will be set to the same
Check Server Health
In the administration area there is an option for Check Server Health, which can detect and/or repair the following:
Reapply file security settings
Verify existence of webs
Check roles configuration
Check anonymous access
If Reapply file security settings is Repaired, FrontPage will reset all file permission
on the website. Any unique file permissions that may have been set
within the Contorl Center's File Permissions interface will be reset to
If Tighten security is repaired, this may make users unable to login from a remote location and is not advised.
Article ID: 827, Created On: 7/9/2009, Modified: 7/20/2009