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Importing an ASP web into Front Page 2000

I hope I'm just doing something stupid here but... I'm trying to import a web which uses ASP into Front Page using the C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\MyCoolWeb directory. When I do, I get an error message:

       Unable to create a disk-based web at "C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\MyCoolWeb"
       because its parent web would not be a disk-based web elsewhere, outside
       of your web server's document hierarchy.

It works fine importing to another directory, but then I have to move the files into C:\Inetpub\wwwroot\MyCoolWeb in order to test the ASP code. How do I set up a project inder C:\Inetpub\wwwroot?
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ClassyLinksCommented:
Hi.

I get that error message too.  Here is my work around.

Put your web wherever you want it. I usually put it in the wwwroot folder.

Then, open your PWS (double-click from the system tray) Go to the advanced tab and add a new Virtual Directory.  Just browse to the folder you saved it in and give it a name. Make sure you enable execute too.

Now you can test your asp directly with http://127.0.0.1/yourwebname

HTH
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ClassyLinksCommented:
I guess it boils down to making sure that in your PWS your home directory is set to C:\Inetpub\wwwroot and execute is also enabled.
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ClassyLinksCommented:
Grailman...did any of this help?
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GrailmanAuthor Commented:
ClassyLinks:
I didn't receive your first post for some reason. I'll try your suggestion ASAP.
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ClassyLinksCommented:
Sure...just keep me posted.  If it doesn't work, we will figure out something else.
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ClassyLinksCommented:
Grailman....how goes the battle?
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GrailmanAuthor Commented:
I'm using IIS but it seems to be essentially the same concept as PWS. Seems as long as the virtual directory is set correctly, everything's great.

Thanks for the help!
Grailman
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ClassyLinksCommented:
You are welcome  8-)
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