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PRB: Cannot Set the Application Root for This Web Application

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Creating a Web project on a server with FrontPage 2000 Extensions returns the following error:
Cannot set the application root for this Web application. Server error: Cannot mark a folder executable on this server.

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The folder security model is changed by FrontPage 2000 Extensions.

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Use the following steps to solve this problem:
  1. Using the Microsoft Management Console (MMC), select Server Extensions Administration.
  2. Click Properties for your server.
  3. Select the Allow Authors to Upload Executables option.

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This behavior is by design.

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Keywords: KB201140, kbserver, kbprb, kbextension

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Article Info
Article ID : 201140
Revision : 2
Created on : 4/22/2001
Published on : 4/22/2001
Exists online : False
Views : 211