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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 appli

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Hi there,

I am tryiing to solve this problem but I do not have an idea. I am new on ASP.net
These are the following errors.


Warning      2      C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\EHR\Apps\Main.aspx: ASP.NET runtime error: 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. (C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\ehr\web.config line 20)      C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\EHR\Apps\Main.aspx      1      1      C:\...\EHR\

Warning      1      C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\EHR\Site.master: ASP.NET runtime error: 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. (C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\ehr\web.config line 20)      C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\EHR\Site.master      1      1      C:\...\EHR\

Error      3      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.      C:\Users\giofranc\Documents\Visual Studio 2010\WebSites\EHR\EHR\Web.config      20      

Thanks for help
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by:Kyle Abrahams
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IIS7?

If you right click on the project nad go to properties . . . are you trying to use your local IIS (custom) or the one in visual studios (default)?

Try creating an application (iis7) or virtual directory (iis6)  in your IIS.
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lenordiste earned 2000 total points
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Hi gjfranco,

since you are beginning in ASP.NET I will assume you did not tinker too much with default configuration settings. The error you have looks like what would happen if you do backups of your projects by just copy-pasting them in the same directory as the website you are trying to run or in a directory listed in your Visual Studio 's project folder. If this is the case than IIS will get confused by finding multiple applications and not knowing which one to instantiate.

Can you give us some details about the file structure of the project you are running ? maybe do a few screenshots of your project's folder as well as your IIS setup?
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by:gfranco
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I was be able to figure it out the problem, what pointing to an extra folder duplicated.

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