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Web Service Unable to access Directory (Temporary ASP.NET Files) CS0016

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 20, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
QuestionMoving web service to a production level server. This is not a new server, but is new to running an ASP.NET 2.0 web service. No other websites or services existed on this server.

Installed .Net 2 and specified that ASP is registered for 2.0 using aspnet_regiis. Installed missing components such as Front page extensions. When I try to browse to the services asmx page I get the error saying that the process has a compilation error and cannot access the asp.net temp directory under the 2.0 Framework. I looked at the directory and it appears that the asp.net process and others have correct access.

Note a basic asp.net page will come up as well as a basic html page.

All comments are welcome.

  • .Net 2
  • ASP.NET aspnet_regiis specifies .Net 2 as root
  • C#
  • IIS6
  • Windows Server 2003 SP1

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