How to Stop Web.config Inheritance into Child Application/Directories

If you are running a site which may have an application at the root
and other separate applications running in sub or virtual directories,
then Settings of web.config inheritance could be a problem, this can be
overcome by using location tag in root web.config

following example shows how to use this attribute in a configuration
file to specify that the settings defined in the location element for
the root of a Web site should not be inherited by child applications:

<location path="." inheritInChildApplications="false">


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