Grails No profile found for name [web] illegalstateexception

Most likely you’ve landed on this page because you’ve searched for the error in a search engine and it brought you here. Symptom: When you run “grails” under an existing project that you previously had (either on a different PC or from a source-control like GIT or SVN and you’ve mistakenly included the “build” directory). The associated error would have been one of the following: Grails No profile found for name [web] or java.