How to configure IIS to allow access to apple-developer-merchantid-domain-association

Also know as how to configure IIS to permit access to files with NO extension.

In this case we need to create a file in this location:

https://(my-website-domain)/.well-known/apple-developer-merchantid-domain-association

 

  1. Create a directory in your website called “well known”
  2. Create a virtual directory in the IIS manager, alias is .well-known and point it to the directory above.
  3. Place the file from Apple — apple-developer-merchantid-domain-association into the “well known” real directory
  4. Back in the IIS Manager… click on the .well-known virtual directory
  5. Screenshot:
  6. Click on MIME TYPES
  7. Add a new mime type. Extension .* and Mime type = application/octet-stream
  8. Hit OK
  9. Go test the file from a web browser.  It should now work and you can now have Apple verify your site.

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