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This article outlines an error when manually configuring AppInsight for Exchange. This causes the Powershell website to fail due to the parent configuration files locking a section for the default web site/Powershell path from inherited configuration files.
When testing on the Exchange server to verify the functionality of getting to the PowerShell website, using a browser when attempting to connect to: https://<local host ip>/powershell, RETURNED; Configuration error.
Server Error in '/PowerShell' Application
Description: an error occurred during the processing of a configuration file required to service this request. Please review the specific error details below and modify your configuration file appropriately.
Parser Error Message: This confgiuration section cannot be used at this path. This happens when the site administrator has locked access to this section using <location allowOverride="false"> from an inherited configuration file.
Source file: C:\Program Files\Microsoft\Exchange Server\v14\ClientAccess\PowerShell\Web.config
This is due to errors in the web.config file located at C:\Windows\microsoft.net\framework\v2.0.\config\web.config.
There are other inherited properties from the ApplicationHost config file located at C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config\.