[Solved] Unknown Error (0x8000500c) COM Exception in Directory Service

Problem

While working in IIS 7, I have faced a very popular error as:

Unknown Error (0x8000500c) COMException in DirectoryService

You might get lots of solution to fixed it. But in my case, I couldn’t fix with different ways. I have published an Application on IIS 7 and I have enabled Windows Authentication on IIS. However, the page is still giving the error:

HTTP Error 401.1 – Unauthorized

You do not have permission to view this directory or page using the credentials that you supplied.

Solution:

It is very simple to fix this issue. Kindly follow the following instruction to fix it:

  • Go To┬áIIS, click on the Sites ->Your application, then click on Features View on the bottom of IIS, open the Authentication feature

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