WI 5.3.0 – Site Creation Error: There is already a Site at this path within the IIS site

WI 5.3.0 – Site Creation Error: There is already a Site at this path within the IIS site

The above error may be caused if the Web Interface site was deleted from within IIS rather than in the Web Interface Management Console.

Windows 2003 IIS Servers

The resolution for this issue can be found in the Citrix Knowledge Base Article CTX108619

Windows 2008 R2 64-Bit IIS Servers

To resolve the error on a Windows 2008 IIS server perform the following steps :-

  • Open the Registry on the IIS Server
  • Navigate to the key shown below :-

HKLM\Software\Wow6432Node\Citrix\Web Interface\5.3.0\Sites\1

  • Expand the key above and delete the key shown below :-

/Citrix/XenApp

N.B. This is instructions for the Default Web Site and Default Site Name For Web Interface 5.3.0