In C#/ASP.NET What is this config error and how do I deal with it?

Originally Posted 13 May 2015, 12:30 am EST

  • Originally Posted 13 May 2015, 12:30 am EST

    I am getting an error: "The requested page cannot be accessed because the related configuration data for the page is invalid."

    In more detail, the config error is: "This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the section is locked at a parent level. Locking is either by default (overrideModeDefault="deny"), or set explicitly by a location tag with overrideMode="Deny" or the legacy allowOverride="false"."

    Also inside my visual studio, I get the error: "It is an error to use a section registered as allowDefinition = "MachineToApplication" beyond application level. This error can be used by a virtual directory not being configured as an application in IIS."

    We are running Windows Server 2008 hosted at http://hostforlife.eu

    Please help! Thankss!
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    Hello,

    This is a generic error and not Specific to Spread for ASP.NET. You can check the following links for similar reported issues:
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9794985/iis-this-configuration-section-cannot-be-used-at-this-path-configuration-lock
    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9300927/error-to-use-a-section-registered-as-allowdefinition-machinetoapplication-beyo

    Unfortunately I am unable to offer any other suggestions with the available information.

    Regards,
    Sankalp
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