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Im creating a blog subsite in the featureactivated event but it errors out everytime i activate the feature. looking at the logs i can see there is an access denied entry however the blog subsite is created fine. Heres my code

    public override void FeatureActivated(SPFeatureReceiverProperties properties)
        LoggerWrapper lw = new LoggerWrapper();

            SPWeb thisWeb = (SPWeb)properties.Feature.Parent;

            using (SPWeb newBlog = thisWeb.Webs.Add(
                "Team News", 
                "News Blog", 

                "blog site provisioned for " + 
        catch (Exception ex)
            string message = 
                "Error provisioning blog site for " + ((SPWeb)properties.Feature.Parent).Name + "\n\n" +

            lw.Error(ex, message, Categories.Event.Unexpected);
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I can imagine the error coming from one of the following:

  • The LoggerWrapper - Does the current account have access to write to where it writes? (EventLog?)
  • A feature stabled onto either BLOG#0 or GLOBAL#0
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