Server Configuration Error Unrecognized Attribute

Server Configuration Error Unrecognized Attribute

You receive a configuration error when opening your website


Parser Error Message: Unrecognized attribute 'requirePermission'.
example:  <section name="data" requirePermission="false" type="DotNetNuke.Framework.Providers.ProviderConfigurationHandler, DotNetNuke" />


Version Information: Microsoft .NET Framework Version:1.1.4322.2443; ASP.NET Version:1.1.4322.2460  or something similar will be listed at the bottom of the error.

This error is caused when the incorrect version of ASP.NET is used with your version of DotNetNuke.  

Plesk 11.x
  1. Log into your Control Panel.
  2. Choose the correct subscription from the drop down menu in the upper right.
  3. Click on Domains. Then select your domain.
  4. Under Websites & Domains expand Show Advanced Operations.
  5. Click on ASP.NET Settings.
  6. Click on the Change Version button.
  7. Select the correct version of ASP.NET and click OK.
Plesk 9.x
  1. Login to the Plesk Control Panel. 
  2. Click on Domains. Select the [domain] that is giving you the error.
  3. Under the Web Site section click on Web Hosting Settings.
  4. Under the Services section, change your ASP.NET version. See the notes below.
  5. Click OK to save the changes and test your website.

DotNetNuke 7.x requires ASP.NET 4.0
DotNetNuke 6.x requires ASP.NET 4.0

DotNetNuke 5.x requires ASP.NET 2.0. Verson 5.4.4 was the first version to optionally use ASP.NET 4.0
DotNetNuke 4.x requires ASP.NET 2.0
DotNetNuke 3.x and below requires ASP.NET 1.1


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