Web Verifier Error "0x80070021", "This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the section is locked at a parent level. Locking is either by default (overrideModeDefault="Deny"), or "set explicitly by a location tag with over" (Doc ID 2002316.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 04, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle WebCenter Forms Recognition - Version 11.1.1.8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

After configuring WebCenter Forms Recognition's Web Verifier website in IIS, an error is returned when connecting to the Web Verifier's Login.aspx page:

Requested URL

http://localhost:80/WebVerifier

Physical Path

D:\machine\fmw\product\111\ofr_118\WebCenter Forms Recognition Web Server

Module  IIS Web Core

Notification  BeginRequest

Handler  Not yet determined

Error Code  0x80070021

Config Error  This configuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the section is locked at a parent level. Locking is either by default (overrideModeDefault="Deny"), or set explicitly by a location tag with overrideMode="Deny" or the legacy allowOverride="false".

Config File  \\?\D:\sofr1o\fmw\product\111\ofr_118\WebCenter Forms Recognition Web Server\web.config

Requested URL: http://localhost:80/WebVerifier

Physical Path  D:\machine\fmw\product\111\ofr_118\WebCenter Forms Recognition Web Server

Logon Method  Not yet determined

Logon User  Not yet determined

 

Cause

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