error - virtual dir not being configured as an application in IIS.

Discussion in 'ASP .Net' started by scott, Jun 12, 2006.

  1. scott

    scott Guest

    I created a new website project using VS 2005 and FTP. When browsing to app
    on localhost i got the error below. Anyone know why and how to sort ?

    thanks
    scott

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    Configuration Error
    Description: An error occurred during the processing of a configuration file
    required to service this request. Please review the specific error details
    below and modify your configuration file appropriately.

    Parser Error Message: It is an error to use a section registered as
    allowDefinition='MachineToApplication' beyond application level. This error
    can be caused by a virtual directory not being configured as an application
    in IIS.

    Source Error:


    Line 49: ASP.NET to identify an incoming user.
    Line 50: -->
    Line 51: <authentication mode="Windows" />
    Line 52: <!--
    Line 53: The <customErrors> section enables configuration


    Source File: c:\inetpub\wwwroot\test5\web.config Line: 51



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    Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:2.0.50727.42; ASP.NET
    Version:2.0.50727.42
     
    scott, Jun 12, 2006
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  2. scott

    scott Guest

    sorry, had to create it as an app in HOME dir.
     
    scott, Jun 12, 2006
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