‘The Page cannot be found’ error occurs while configuring phpMyAdmin in Windows Server 2003

This article will guide you on how to configure phpMyAdmin in Windows Server 2003 Operating System if it is showing an error, as illustrated below –

phpMyAdmin Error "The Page Cannot be Found"

Refer to the below-mentioned steps to resolve this error – 

1. Allow FastCGI from the following option in IIS, as shown in the figure below.

[Start  Administrative Tools  Internet Information Services Manager  Expand Web Service Extensions from left pane  right click on FastCGI  Select Allow]:

Allow FastCGI Extension

2. Right-click on the website phpMyAdmin and select Properties.

Go to phpMyAdmin Website Properties

3. Go to the Home Directory tab and click on Configuration.

Click on Configuration Button from Home Directory

4. Select Add option from the opened Application Configuration window.

Add Application Extensions

Here, you need to add the .php extension at the executable path C:\WINDOWS\system32\inetsrv\fcgiext.dll by browsing it from the Browse button.
Also, set the appropriate limit, as shown in the figure below –

Add Application Extension Mapping

6. If not added, you can also add an index.php file from the Document tab as a default page.

Add Content Type

7. Click on Apply and OK to close all the consoles.
Now, you can access phpMyAdmin, without any errors.

phpMyAdmin Login Page

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