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error to use a section registered as allowDefinition='MachineToApplication' beyond application level.

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I have an executable that works OK.  When I run the source code using the same web.config file, I'm getting an error message

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.      It's pointing to line 53 in web.config.  Line 53 says:

<roleManager enabled="true"/>

The machine on which I have the source code does not have IIS, but the program has worked before.  A recent change was to enable anonymous authentication in addition to forms authentication.
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Lokesh B R earned 500 total points
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Hi,

1. You have multiple web.config files in your application.
2. You have to Convert the folder to Application which has the web.config file other than ROOT folder.
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by:AlHal2
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I had accidentally copied my entire web app into one of its own sub-folders.
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