When I try to deploy my website onto localhost, which has a website already, \i get the following message

Error      1      Web deployment task failed. (This access control list is not in canonical form and therefore cannot be modified.)            0      0      JK20150730

In the Web Publishing Activity I find:
Transformed Web.config using D:\Sources\JK20150730\Web.Debug.config into C:\Users\John\AppData\Local\Temp\WebSitePublish\JK20150730--197374340\obj\Debug\TransformWebConfig\transformed\Web.config.
Auto ConnectionString Transformed Account\Web.config into C:\Users\John\AppData\Local\Temp\WebSitePublish\JK20150730--197374340\obj\Debug\CSAutoParameterize\transformed\Account\Web.config.
Auto ConnectionString Transformed C:\Users\John\AppData\Local\Temp\WebSitePublish\JK20150730--197374340\obj\Debug\TransformWebConfig\transformed\Web.config into C:\Users\John\AppData\Local\Temp\WebSitePublish\JK20150730--197374340\obj\Debug\CSAutoParameterize\transformed\Web.config.
Copying all files to temporary location below for package/publish:
Creating application (Default Web Site/Traffic)
Adding ACL's for path (Default Web Site/Traffic)
C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\Microsoft\VisualStudio\v12.0\Web\Microsoft.Web.Publishing.targets(4270,5): Error : Web deployment task failed. (This access control list is not in canonical form and therefore cannot be modified.)
Publish failed to deploy.

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it is because account is not having on the permisson from which you are trying to deploy. Kindly check the permissions

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jking1234Author Commented:
Public holiday in Ireland this weekend, I will respond shortly
jking1234Author Commented:
Hi Gaurav,

I opened Visual Studio 2013 by clicking on 'Run as Administrator', does this not give me the necessary permissions? If not can you please advise.

jking1234Author Commented:
Problem solved, thanks for your help
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