Server Error in ‘/’ Application
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.
Line 50: ASP.NET to identify an incoming user.
Line 51: -->
Line 52: <authentication mode="Windows" />
Line 53: <!--
Line 54: The <customErrors> section enables configuration
Source File: c:\inetpub\wwwroot\website1\web.config Line: 52
Source File: c:\inetpub\wwwroot\somewhere\web.config Line: 51
This error is generated because the default set of configuration values in web.config require IIS to treat the web site as an application but this has not been configured.
- Control Panel > Administrative Tools >IIS
- Open webiste properties (Default Web Site>Your Website >Right click > Properties)
- If the “application name” (under “Application Settings” on the “Directory” tab) is greyed out then click ‘[Create]’ and then ‘[OK]’.