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After creating a new application with Visual InterDev on Internet Information Server 4.0 (IIS), the code in the Global.asa for this application does not execute. A common symptom is while an administrator is logged into the IIS 4.0 computer, applications are created successfully, and when an administrator is not logged into the IIS computer, projects are not created as applications.
If the virtual directory that contains the Global.asa is not set as an Application Root, the code in the Global.asa will not be executed. Visual InterDev will be unable to create an application root if the Microsoft Transaction Server (MTS) system package logon identity is set to "Interactive user - the current logged on user" and no one is currently logged on or the current logged on does not have the proper permissions to create an MTS package.
During the installation of Internet Information Server 4.0, a user can specify the account for MTS sessions to run under. By default, the Interactive User is specified. What this means is that when there is no Interactive User (for example, an administrator is not logged onto the Web server), administrative operations that require authentication, such as creating an Application Root, fail.
Use the following steps to resolve existing problems:
Follow these steps to use the user manager:
For more information about application settings, see the "Configuring Applications" topic in the Windows NT 4.0 Option Pack online documentation.
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