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ASP Configuration Error in <authentication mode="Windows" />

hi all,

i created the most basic webservice the one that vs 2005 creates for u with the hello world method, and decided to post it onto my website.... however i keep getting this error :

<authentication mode="Windows" />

more detail:

Server Error in '/' Application.

Configuration Error
Description: An error occurred during the processing of a configuration file required to service this request. Please review the specific error details below and modify your configuration file appropriately.

Parser 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.

Source Error:

Line 17: </authorization>
Line 18:
Line 19: <authentication mode="Windows" />
Line 20:
Line 21:

Source File: d:\hosting\reeferz\website13\web.config Line: 19

i have tried absolutly everything... all the other threads talk about setting up the iis and making sure i have the directory set as an application... and it is set!!!

so i am really llost and confused if anyone could provide me with assistance i would really appreciate it..

thanks in advance
Aug 29 '07 #1
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Looks like you have not setup the directory in the IIS. Here's the fix: http://www.cryer.co.uk/brian/mswinswdev/ms_vbnet_vb_not_configured_as_app.htm
Aug 29 '07 #2

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