If you have already begun installing the SharePoint Server 2010 on Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 or Microsoft Windows 7 you may have already encountered the following error when provisioning Service Applications or when accessing pages that make service calls:

“System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: Unrecognized attribute ‘allowInsecureTransport’. Note that attribute names are case-sensitive. (C:Program FilesCommon FilesMicrosoft SharedWeb Server Extensions14WebClients<Service Area>client.config line <Line Number>)”

To resolve this issue you will need to download the which can be found at http://connect.microsoft.com/VisualStudio/Downloads/DownloadDetails.aspx?DownloadID=23806.


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Christine Weaver has been the technical lead on projects designing, developing, deploying, supporting, and delivering solutions for SharePoint since 2003. Christine’s knowledge and experience leans heavily on her 10+ years as a software consultant and from being a Microsoft certified professional. Christine has been a regular presenter at TechDays Canada and runs the Halifax SharePoint User Group.

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