Why does the error message, "Error Number: -2147467259" appear when attempting to access a Web site?

Article:TECH28758  |  Created: 2007-04-13  |  Updated: 2007-04-24  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH28758
Article Type
Technical Solution


Issue



The following error occurs when users access the Wise Web site or other sites:

Browser: IE
Version: 5.0
Page:
User Description:
Error Message: Error Number: -2147467259
ASPCode: ASP 0158
Description: Missing URL
ASP Description: A URL is required.
Category: Response object
File: /dyn-form.asp
Line
Comments:

This error is also seen when Altiris Agents attempt to access the Notification Server.  This can also appear as  the following error:

Description: RequestPolicies failed: Unknown error (-2147467259)

Cause



Cookies are not enabled for the user's browser settings.

Solution



This problem is easily solved by enabling either non-persistent or session level cookies from the browser's security settings. This setting varies from browser to browser, but for Internet Explorer*, it is found under the Tools > Internet Options. On the Internet Options dialog select the Security tab. Set the Internet security level to "low" to avoid the error.

If setting the Internet security level to low is not acceptable due to security concerns, go to Custom Settings to edit this option specifically. Using Internet Explorer 6, the option for accepting cookies is called Userdata persistence. This option must be enabled to avoid the error.


Legacy ID



34315


Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/TECH28758


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