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6/17/2015 4:41 PM

I want to make a copy of my live site and install it on my local machine.
I have copied all of the files in the portals/0/ directory and made a backup of the database.
DNN is already installed locally. I am getting the following error when I try to view the site but am not sure what this means.


Error Summary

HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error

The requested page cannot be accessed because the related configuration data for the page is invalid.

Detailed Error Information
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 \\?\C:\inetpub\wwwroot\dotnetnuke\web.config
Requested URL http://localhost:80/dotnetnuke
Physical Path C:\inetpub\wwwroot\dotnetnuke
Logon Method Not yet determined
Logon User Not yet determined
Config Source
   99:     </modules>
  100:     <handlers>
  101:       <remove name="WebServiceHandlerFactory-Integrated" />
Links and More InformationThis error occurs when there is a problem reading the configuration file for the Web server or Web application. In some cases, the event logs may contain more information about what caused this error.

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6/18/2015 1:54 AM
Hi elvis

Instead of coping files to your local machine, take the whole database and project backup from live. Point the project from IIS with binding some IP.
Create new database from the backup. Specify that in the web.config. Now you can able to run the website from that IP.

Sunil Kumar [ DNN Developer, Mindfire Solutions,India ]
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6/18/2015 9:28 AM
Ok. How would I take the whole database and project backup from live?
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6/27/2015 7:46 AM

Hi elvis

My hosting provider have a web application, which can help to produce site backup and database backup and to download it. It would be better to address one's request to you hosting provider.
To restore your site locally you must have some experience in system, database and web administration, however.
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