Product: MergeOmatic

Description: This solution describes how to resolve the error The 'DbProviderFactories' section can only appear once per config file 

Environment: Not Hosted

Versions: All


This error can occur when launching MergeOmatic after an install or update.

You can find more on this error in this Knowledgebase solution.

To resolve this error, follow the file path shown in the full error message, for example, C:\Windows\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v4.0.30319\Config\machine.config line 167 

1. Open the "machine.config" file in notepad

2. Search for the text “<DbProviderFactories/> 

3. Delete the row and save