A server side include file has included itself or the maximum depth of server side includes has been exceeded Rule

  • ID:  Microsoft.Windows.InternetInformationServices.2008.A.server.side.include.file.has.included.itself.or.the.maximum.depth.of.server.side.includes.has.been.exceeded
  • Description:   
  • Target:  IIS 7 Web Server
  • Enabled:  On Essential Monitoring

Overridable Parameters

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Priority 1  
Severity 1  

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Summary

In order to perform its activities successfully, the Internet Information Services (IIS) World Wide Web Publishing Service (W3SVC) must be free of any I/O errors involving file access, memory availability, and network connections. In addition, any scripts that are used must be accessible and running, and any include files must be configured correctly.

Causes
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Resolutions

Remove nested includes

Possible resolutions of nested includes include the following:

  • Check if a server-side include file has included itself.

  • Check if maximum depth of server-side includes has been exceeded.

Check if a server-side include file has included itself

To check if a server-side include file has included itself:

  • Review server-side include files to ensure that no server-side include file includes itself.

  • Remove or replace any #include directive that includes itself.

Check if maximum depth of server-side includes has been exceeded

To check if maximum depth of server-side includes has been exceeded:

  • Review server-side include files to ensure that no server-side include file exceeds the maximum depth of server-side includes.

  • Remove any #include directives that exceed the maximum depth.

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See Also for Windows Internet Information Services Management Pack


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