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How to Create a Virtual Directory in IIS


The Error - "Server error in '\' application -- run-time error" error occurs when the directory being used for IDAutomation's Barcode Server for IIS or any .aspx page utilizing IDAutomation's ASP.NET Server Controls is not set up as a virtual directory under IIS with the ability to run applications. The .aspx page and associated DLLs cannot simply be run out of a subdirectory set up in the root directory of the web server. A virtual directory must be created in IIS.


Create a virtual directory using IIS, mapped to the directory storing the IDAutomation Server Control files.

A virtual directory under IIS needs to be created from an existing directory. If the directory does not exist, create one using My Computer or Windows Explorer. To create a virtual directory, follow these steps:

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