1356735 - Error: An unhandled exception of type 'System.Configuration.ConfigurationException' occurred in system.dll

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1356735 - Error: An unhandled exception of type 'System.Configuration.ConfigurationException' occurred in system.dll

Symptom

  • Visual Studion 2005 or 2008 web project is deployed to a new server.
  • Running the application results in the following error message:

An unhandled exception of type 'System.Configuration.ConfigurationException' occurred in system.dll
Additional information: Unrecognized attribute 'xmlns'

An unhandled exception of type 'System.TypeInitializationException' occurred in crystaldecisions.shared.dll
Additional information: The type initializer for "CrystalDecisions.Shared.a" threw an exception.

An unhandled exception of type 'System.TypeInitializationException' occurred in crystaldecisions.crystalreports.engine.dll
Additional information: The type initializer for "CrystalDecisions.Shared.SharedUtils" threw an exception.

Cause

The web applicaion directory is configured for the 1.1 framework instead of 2.0.

Resolution

  • As this application is built using VS .NET 2005 or 2008, the application directory must be configured to use framework 2.0.
  • See Microsoft Kbase 909642

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1