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  • Question

  • Following error is thrown while navigating to sharepoint site (it was working earlier)

     Server Error in '/' Application.


    Description: HTTP 404. The resource you are looking for (or one of its dependencies) could have been removed, had its name changed, or is temporarily unavailable.  Please review the following URL and make sure that it is spelled correctly.

    Requested URL: /xxx/default.aspx


    Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:2.0.50727.1433; ASP.NET Version:2.0.50727.1433

     

    event trace shows following

     

    Event code: 3008

    Event message: A configuration error has occurred.

    Event time: 22/04/2011 10:47:31 AM

    Event time (UTC): 22/04/2011 12:47:31 AM

    Event ID: 2f40e081d3d84151885f2283e0d7d831

    Event sequence: 509

    Event occurrence: 253

    Event detail code: 0

     

    Application information:

    Application domain: /LM/W3SVC/1566616884/Root-8-129479064295870498

    Trust level: WSS_Minimal

    Application Virtual Path: /

    Application Path: d:\Inetpub\Wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\5000\

    Machine name: xxxxxxxxxx

     

    Process information:

    Process ID: 5604

    Process name: w3wp.exe

    Account name: xxxxxxxxxxx

     

    Exception information:

    Exception type: ConfigurationErrorsException

    Exception message: An error occurred loading a configuration file: Access to the path 'd:\Inetpub\Wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\5000\web.config' is denied. (d:\Inetpub\Wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\5000\web.config)

     

    Request information:

    Request URL: http://xxxxxxxxx

    Request path: /

    User host address: xxxxxxxxxxxx

    User:

    Is authenticated: False

    Authentication Type:

    Thread account name: xxxxxxxxxx

     

    Thread information:

    Thread ID: 7

    Thread account name: xxxxxxxxx

    Is impersonating: True

    Stack trace: at System.Web.Security.Membership.Initialize()

    at System.Web.Security.Membership.get_Provider()

    at Microsoft.SharePoint.ApplicationRuntime.SPHttpHandler.OverrideExecuteUrlPath()

    at System.Web.DefaultHttpHandler.BeginProcessRequest(HttpContext context, AsyncCallback callback, Object state)

    at System.Web.HttpApplication.CallHandlerExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutionStep.Execute()

    at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step, Boolean& completedSynchronously)

    We have crosschecked permissions for web.config and all seems to be fine

    Appreciate help.

     

    The resource cannot be found.

     

    Friday, April 22, 2011 1:54 AM

Answers

  • Resolved by modifying folder permssion and iisreset
    • Marked as answer by rush1956 Friday, April 22, 2011 8:19 AM
    Friday, April 22, 2011 8:19 AM

All replies

  • There are many reasons why this might have occurred. Lets start here. Take a look at this article. 

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/944267

     

    Let us know if the above solves your problem

     

    Thanks

    V


    V
    Friday, April 22, 2011 4:15 AM
  • Hi,
    After adjusting permissions on web.config,now error recorded is
    Event code: 3006 
    Event message: A parser error has occurred. 
    Event time: 22/04/2011 11:57:50 AM 
    Event time (UTC): 22/04/2011 1:57:50 AM 
    Event ID: d2380a7c1fd740b79c92005d3d60c768 
    Event sequence: 7 
    Event occurrence: 1 
    Event detail code: 0 
     
    Application information: 
        Application domain: /LM/W3SVC/1566616884/Root-7-129479110679335306 
        Trust level: Full 
        Application Virtual Path: / 
        Application Path: d:\Inetpub\Wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\5000\ 
        Machine name: *******
     
    Process information: 
        Process ID: 5220 
        Process name: w3wp.exe 
        Account name: *******
     
    Exception information: 
        Exception type: HttpException 
        Exception message: Could not load file or assembly 'Microsoft.SharePoint' or one of its dependencies. The system cannot find the file specified. 
     
    Request information: 
        Request URL: **********
        Request path: / 
        User host address:**************
        User:  
        Is authenticated: False 
        Authentication Type:  
        Thread account name: *****************
     
    Thread information: 
        Thread ID: 24 
        Thread account name: ***************
        Is impersonating: False 
        Stack trace:    at System.Web.Compilation.BuildManager.ReportTopLevelCompilationException()
       at System.Web.Compilation.BuildManager.EnsureTopLevelFilesCompiled()
       at System.Web.Hosting.HostingEnvironment.Initialize(ApplicationManager appManager, IApplicationHost appHost, IConfigMapPathFactory configMapPathFactory, HostingEnvironmentParameters hostingParameters)
     
     
    Friday, April 22, 2011 4:28 AM
  • Resolved by modifying folder permssion and iisreset
    • Marked as answer by rush1956 Friday, April 22, 2011 8:19 AM
    Friday, April 22, 2011 8:19 AM