Article ID: 127724, created on Dec 9, 2015, last review on Dec 9, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation 11.5

Symptoms

When trying to create IIS based subscription, the task Create the web hosting on the webspace #111 fails with the output:

Unable to update hosting preferences. Filename: \\?\D:\vhosts\example.com\httpdocs\web.config

Error: The configuration section 'system.webServer/rewrite/rules' cannot be read because it is missing a section declaration

Cause

IIS URL rewrite module is not installed.

Resolution

In order to resolve the issue please contact Odin Technical Support.

Search Words

Unable to update hosting preferences.

The configuration section 'system.webServer/rewrite/rules' cannot be read because it is missing a section

Create the web hosting on the webspace

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