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How to disable asp.net root web.config inheritance on my seekdotnet.com hosting? For example, my website is www.example.com which already has web.config on it running on ASP.NET 4.5 framework.

And I have a subfolder which I have set as a virtual directory application: www.example.com/apps/invocing which runs on MVC website http://www.asp.net/aspnet/samples/aspnet-web-pages

But the issue is it still auto inherits from the root web.config

Note: I try to use the comment <location path="." inheritInChildApplications="false"> in the root web.config, and seems like still inherited the parent /root section. Why is asp.net hard to digest for php programmer like me?

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I found the solution

just realize that we need to actually disable the section one by one lol

https://stackoverflow.com/questions/782252/avoid-web-config-inheritance-in-child-web-application-using-inheritinchildapplic

hi Andrew As the commenters for the previous answer mentioned, you cannot simply add the line

Just below . Instead, you need to wrap the individual web.config sections for which you want to disable inheritance. For example:

    <compilation>
    </compilation>
  </system.web>

While may work for some configuration sections, there are some that instead require a directive, and still others don't seem to support either. In these situations, it's probably appropriate to set inheritInChildApplications="false".

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