ASP.NET Errors

ASP.NET Errors

Behavior: A Sitecore installation fails and displays one of the following warning messages:

  • ASPNET user is not found
  • ASPNET account is not present on this machine

Issue: Sitecore cannot locate the ASP.NET user to log on to the site, write to disk, etc.


  1. Ignore the warning by clicking Yes to continue the installation
  2. If further errors occur, reinstall .NET or IIS, or both
  3. Register Default.aspx as a Default Document
  4. Register ASP.NET with IIS