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Deployment Failure - System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.

Posted By:      Posted Date: May 22, 2011    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net
 

I have created an asp.net MVC3 website I would like to upload via Webmatrix. The website uses a database I set up in webmatrix (SQL Compact Databases). I am using an ado.net data entity model to interface with the database. The website runs properly on my local machine, but when I attempt to deploy it via webmatrix I recieve the following error:

System.ArgumentException: Illegal characters in path.
   at System.IO.Path.CheckInvalidPathChars(String path)
   at System.IO.Path.IsPathRooted(String path)
   at Microsoft.WebMatrix.Deployment.DeployFilesFilter.ApplyFilterForSqlCeInternal()
   at Microsoft.WebMatrix.Deployment.DeployFilesFilter.ApplyFilterForSqlCe()
   at Microsoft.WebMatrix.Deployment.DeployFilesFilter.ApplyFilters()
   at Microsoft.WebMatrix.Deployment.MsDeployWorker.Execute(Boolean pullback)

 After a little experimentation I have determined that ths problem appears to be linked to my web.config connection string for the databases (With this string removed the deploy error no longer occurs).

<add name="MyDatabaseEntities" connectionString="metadata=res://*/Models.MyDatabaseModel.csdl|res://*/Models.MyDatabaseModel.ssdl|res://*/Models.MyDatabaseModel.msl;provider=System.Dat


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