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Blog as subfolder using Visual Studio 2010

Jun 15, 2012 at 3:08 PM

When we install the blog app as a subfolder in our web app we get the following exception when trying to open our existing web apps start page...

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

I am sure this is because of some of the setting in the subfolder's web.config file. Can anyone tell me how to resolve this?

Jun 16, 2012 at 7:48 PM

You'll need to mark the folder BE is in as a separate "application" in IIS.  If you're on IIS7, this can be done by expanding your main site, you'll then see the sub-folder BE is installed in.  Right click on that BE sub-folder, and choose "Convert to Application".