Wednesday, October 20, 2010

The list cannot be displayed in datasheet view wss, error message Moss "Server Error in '/_vti_bin' Application"

After installing Bussiness portal 3.0 on any virtual server the following errors noted. These errors are comming on systems which installed WSS or any other software which is using this software. The WSS services will cause the following error messages.

When trying to open a wss website the error message will come as

Server Error in '/_vti_bin' Application.

Runtime Error Description: An application error occurred on the server.

When browsing through asmx pages may get the following messages

Server Error in '/_vti_bin' Application.

Configuration Error Description:

An error occurred during the processing of a configuration file required to service this request. Please review the specific error details below and modify your configuration file appropriately.

Parser Error Message: There is no 'EnterpriseInitializationModule' module in the application to remove.

When clicking Edit in Datasheet View to display a list in a Windows SharePoint Services site in datasheet view, you receive an error message that is similar to the following error message:

The list cannot be displayed in datasheet view for one or more of the following reasons. A datasheet component compatible with Windows SharePoint Services is not installed or your browser does not support Active X controls or support for ActiveX controls is disabled

These issues occur when the virtual server on which Windows SharePoint Services is extended does not have Business Portal 3.0 installed. When Business Portal 3.0 is installed on a virtual server, the following actions occur:

1. Business Portal 3.0 adds several httpModules elements to the Web.config file in the root of the virtual server.

2. Business Portal 3.0 removes httpModules elements from all Web.config files that are contained in subfolders that are under the root of the virtual server. This removal occurs for all virtual servers on the server.

To resolve this issue, remove the following lines from the Web.config file that is located in the Drive:\Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web server extensions\60\Isapi folder: