Help for HTTP error 405: “Method Not Allowed”
This HTTP error occurs when the server does not support the type of request (e.g.
POST) that was made for a particular object.
Outline: Symptoms Cause What you can do about it Extra information Footnotes
Internet Explorer may report this as “The website cannot display the page”
Microsoft Windows Update reports HTTP 405 errors with error code 0x8024401A (hexadecimal 8024401A).
Apache web servers report this as follows (text in blue may vary):
Method Not Allowed
The requested method GET is not allowed for the URL /index.html.
IIS web servers may report this error as “405.0 - Method not allowed”, “invalid verb”1 or “Resource not allowed”2