ASPx web page error - Failed to access IIS metabase

Posted on 2007-08-06
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I get the following Error message when i try to http to aspx web page:

Failed to access IIS metabase.
Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

Exception Details: System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironmentException: Failed to access IIS metabase.

The process account used to run ASP.NET must have read access to the IIS metabase (e.g. IIS://servername/W3SVC).

Actions I have taken:
I downloaded metaacl.exe
i ran command below:
D:\Profiles\dtotten\Desktop\Mtest>MetaACL "IIS://Localhost/W3SVC" vcacase\dtotten RW
Then i went to access web page and got same errror.

Does anybody have any other Advice
Question by:dtotten800
    LVL 14

    Accepted Solution

    Check this out.

    aspnet_regiis -i

    Hope it helps

    Author Comment

    This was the fix, thanks alot.

    C:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727>aspnet_regiis -i
    Start installing ASP.NET (2.0.50727).
    Finished installing ASP.NET (2.0.50727).
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    Glad to see your problem solved.

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