Philip Lippard

Please say it ain't so

jQuery and WCF Data Services OData (Open Data Protocol)

I just spend two days trying to figure out why I was getting a HTTP status code 405 (method not allowed) IIS 7.5 response when attempting a jQuery based PUT method to update an existing entity.  As it turns out I tried it with the internal VS 2010 web server and it was working OK.  This helped me to focus my Google searches a bit and I finally narrowed the problem down to having WebDAV Publishing installed on my Windows 7 development virtual machine.  I uninstalled WebDAV and the OData data service now works fine.

I found the WebDAV mention in this post… http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en/windowsazure/thread/a22b9e60-8353-40c7-af3e-69a8f18240c1

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