IIS Error when publishing a fresh new application, the error reads: "( 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". )
Resolving this error requires the following configuration:
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- Click "Start button" in the search box, enter "Turn windows features on or off" in the features window,
- Click: "Internet Information Services"
- Click: "World Wide Web Services"
- Click: "Application Development Features"
- Check (enable) the features