virtual directory

.net , , xml Pittsburgh, United States
  • 12 years ago

    i have created a webapplication 2.0 , created a virtual directory "teststite". i just want to test

    this application on my machine directly, so when i gave the following url:
     http://localhost/testsite/default.aspx , the following error is dispalyed:

    The XML page cannot be displayed
    Cannot view XML input using XSL style sheet. Please correct the error and then click the Refresh button, or try again later.


    A name was started with an invalid character. Error processing resource 'http://localhost/testsite/default.aspx'. Line 1, ...

    <%@ Page Language="VB" AutoEventWireup="false" CodeFile="Default.aspx.vb" Inherits="_Default" %>



    Please help!

  • 12 years ago

    check  version setting of u r  virtual directory  may thts  not 2.0  

  • 12 years ago

    i checked the version, it is 2.0.

    i restrated my system, now it gives the following error:

    Server Error in '/Testing' Application.

    Failed to access IIS metabase.

    Description: An unhandled exception occurred during the execution of the current web request. Please review the stack trace for more information about the error and where it originated in the code.

    Exception Details: System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironmentException: Failed to access IIS metabase.

    The process account used to run ASP.NET must have read access to the IIS metabase (e.g. IIS://servername/W3SVC). For information on modifying metabase permissions, please see

    Source Error:

    An unhandled exception was generated during the execution of the current web request. Information regarding the origin and location of the exception can be identified using the exception stack trace below.

    Stack Trace:

    [HostingEnvironmentException: Failed to access IIS metabase.]
       System.Web.Configuration.MetabaseServerConfig.MapPathCaching(String siteID, VirtualPath path) +3492170
       System.Web.Configuration.MetabaseServerConfig.System.Web.Configuration.IConfigMapPath.MapPath(String siteID, VirtualPath vpath) +9
       System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironment.MapPathActual(VirtualPath virtualPath, Boolean permitNull) +163
       System.Web.CachedPathData.GetConfigPathData(String configPath) +382
       System.Web.CachedPathData.GetConfigPathData(String configPath) +243
       System.Web.CachedPathData.GetApplicationPathData() +68
       System.Web.CachedPathData.GetVirtualPathData(VirtualPath virtualPath, Boolean permitPathsOutsideApp) +3385679
       System.Web.Configuration.RuntimeConfig.GetLKGRuntimeConfig(VirtualPath path) +189

    Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:2.0.50727.42; ASP.NET Version:2.0.50727.42

  • 12 years ago

     i think it access error 

    run command  aspnet_regiis -i   on vs command prompt

    if not solve then


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