Failed to map the path '/App_GlobalResources/'

by Arnold Matusz 19 11 2008

The scenario: I’ve been using Visual Web Developer 2008 for a web application and after I moved the application from the inbuilt ASP.NET Development Server to IIS I encountered the following exception message:

Failed to map the path '/App_GlobalResources/'


There are a few blog posts out there which may apply to your case, especially if you have Crystal Reports 8 installed. Worth mentioning is: www.thejoyofcode.com. If your situation is proior to Visual Studio 2008 you might find your solution immediately in the blog content, but if the concern is a bit newer reading through each comment might be helpfull.

Almost certainly there is a permission issue if you encountered this exception! The solution that fitted my problem is the following!

HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{70B51430-B6CA-11D0-B9B9-00A0C922E750} needs full permission for the ASP.NET user account! The permissions for registry keys can be set from the “Edit/Permissions…” menu point.

You also need to add permissions to the c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Microsoft\Crypto\RSA folder. If you can’t find the Application Data in All Users don’t get scared, because it’s a hidden folder. You can set your explorer to show hidden files from Tools –> Folder Options under Hidden files and folders –> Show hidden files and folders.

Hope this helps!

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