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Important This article contains information about how to modify the registry. Make sure that you back up the registry before you modify it. Make sure that you know how to restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up, restore, and modify the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/256986/ )Description of the Microsoft Windows registry
This article discusses how to create a log file that can help troubleshoot Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) Admin Base Object (ABO) Mapper errors in IIS 7.0.
IIS 7.0 includes a compatibility feature that enables scripts and programs that used ABO in earlier versions of IIS to work with IIS 7.0. This compatibility feature is known as the ABO Mapper.
Changes that are made by the legacy scripts and code that use ABO are written to the ApplicationHost.config file in IIS 7.0. The ABO Mapper subcomponent maps the legacy metabase configuration settings to the new distributed configuration system in IIS 7.0. In some cases, this subcomponent may encounter problems.
To help troubleshoot these problems, you can configure the computer that is running IIS 7.0 to create an error log file for the ABO Mapper feature. To do this, follow these steps:
Warning Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly by using Registry Editor or by using another method. These problems might require that you reinstall the operating system. Microsoft cannot guarantee that these problems can be solved. Modify the registry at your own risk.