The default trust level on your account depends on the version of ASP.NET you are currently using.
If you are using ASP.NET 1.1 on your Windows shared hosting account, you have “full trust” on the server.
If you’re using .NET runtime environment 2.0, you have ‘medium trust’ on the server.
Our Web Hosting accounts support MVC3 applications by default, but our Shared Hosting accounts do not. For more information, see What type of hosting account do I have?
However, you can deploy ASP.NET MVC3 applications to Windows Shared Hosting accounts by copying certain assemblies to the bin directory.
If you want to [...]
By default, our Windows hosting accounts display a custom error when applications generate an exception. We display a generic error because the detailed error messages allow a malicious user to obtain sensitive information.
To troubleshoot the error, you can modify your web.config file and specify that a detailed error message [...]
If the value application you install on your Windows hosting account is incompatible with a specific version of the ASP.NET runtime, you should change your runtime version.
NOTE: If you revert to an older version of the ASP.NET runtime, website code running under a newer version may break.
To Change the [...]
You can change your Windows-based hosting account’s ASP.NET version between 1.1, 2.0/3.0/3.5, or 4.0.
Note: ASP.NET 3.5 runtime is backward compatible with versions 3.0 and 2.0.
To Change Your Hosting Account’s ASP.NET Version
Log in to your Account Manager.
Click Web Hosting.
Next to the hosting account you want to [...]
In order to use your ASP.NET 2.0 Personal website, you need to import the "personal-add.sql" schema into your SQL server database. The "personal-add.sql" schema will create the necessary tables and database structure for your personal website.
To Add Your "personal-add.sql" Schema to Your SQL Database
Log in to [...]
Before you upload your ASP.NET 3.5 application onto your hosting server, you need to modify the connection strings section of your web.config file.
NOTE: You may want to back up the web.config file on your local computer or simply comment out your current connection strings before you make any changes. This [...]
ASP.NET 2.0 user accounts must be manually activated through the Control Panel in your hosting account after creation.
For more information about the ASP.NET 2.0 Personal website, see the Introduction to the Personal website Starter Kit on MSDN.
To Activate an ASP.NET 2.0 User Account
Log in to your [...]
An ASP.NET 2.0 Personal website allows for the creation of site user accounts. After an account is created, administrator privileges can be granted through the Control Panel in your hosting account. Administrator accounts are permitted to manage site content after log in.
NOTE: All user accounts must be manually [...]
Your account’s Control Panel in your hosting account displays your absolute path. For more information, see Finding Your Hosting Account’s Absolute Path.
You can also use ASP/ASP.NET to find your absolute path. Within ASP/ASP.NET, the function Server.MapPath returns the full path to your hosting account. If you create a directory called [...]