IIS 7 and Above
HTTP Error 500.0 - Internal Server Error
Last post Jan 30, 2011 12:21 PM by HCamper
Jan 27, 2011 08:34 AM|Wex1212|LINK
Internal Server Error
Jan 27, 2011 09:47 AM|HCamper|LINK
I am sorry your having problems.
item 1.) To start with the 500 error is very generic and is missing the 500.xx sub code information.
item 2.) The "Microsoft Support" article you were directed to explains how to turn off "Friendly" error messages for the IE Browser.
item 3.) If you go to the "Advanced" settings tab for IE un-check the item for "Show Friendly" error messages.
After making the change exit IE Browser.
item 4.) Check what processes are running in "Task Manager" look for IIS Express there should be only one listed.
item 5.) Make note of how many are running post this information in the next post.
item 6.) If there are more than one running use the IIS Express to stop the Web Server.
item 7.) Then using the "Task Manager" stop any of the existing IIS Express processes listed.
item 8.) Then using IIS Express start the server.
item 9.) Check the site using your Browser.
item 10.) You may have the problem resolved
item 11.) If problem still exist look at the error message it should have more information on the error if it is still the 500.xx
error the xx numeric information should now be displayed.
item 12.) Post the more detailed error.
item 13.) This is a link here
http://support.microsoft.com/kb/943891 this is information on what the errors are,causes,resolutions.
Post information,results,errors & questions to this thread.
Jan 27, 2011 02:35 PM|Wex1212|LINK
Jan 27, 2011 03:07 PM|HCamper|LINK
This is a rare short answer from me.
Yes close the "iisexpress.exe" and then use the "iisexpresstray.exe" to do the restart.
I will answer 6-10 after your get the restart going.
Jan 27, 2011 03:55 PM|Wex1212|LINK
Jan 27, 2011 04:08 PM|HCamper|LINK
The "It didn't help" is what were working on.
The Trouble Shooting is a step-by-step process there is no real magic.
I understand the fustration but you and I need to find the cause and not just react to the symptoms of failure.
Please read and answer.
Did you change the setting for IE for display of friendly error messsages?
When you restarted the IIS Express what was the error message?
Post the error message and maybe even look at the status codes list
in the previous post. The list & code show what might be a problem with a solution.
You need to learn how to solve these kinds of problems
they will appear often as you program and use Web Servers and Develop Applications.
The trouble Shooting is just a fact of life as a developer.
Jan 28, 2011 08:01 AM|Wex1212|LINK
Jan 29, 2011 07:17 PM|HCamper|LINK
Questions is if your not using IE then which browser are you using?
There are some things to check if they
are part of the problem.
First is check here for the issues related to browsers and their use
Second is to check that your firewall is not blocking the use of ports on the
system. You can use the control Firewall tool to allow connections on port 80.
You can use the Firwall tool to allow the IIS Express,Web Martix,SQL Server to have execptions to the firewall.
You can change your "Anti-Virus" to have exceptions to the IIS Express and programs.
Try the above and post results,answers to questions to this thread.
Jan 30, 2011 02:59 AM|Wex1212|LINK
Jan 30, 2011 12:21 PM|HCamper|LINK
Could you use "Windows Explorer" and browse to the location(s) on the system
where the "Website1","MyWebSites" are located using the Security Tab in
"Windows Explorer" check the listed "Accounts","Users" and use the Edit function
then Add and Search find any Accounts that match "IUSR","IIS_USERS".
If the "IUSR","IIS_USERS" accounts are listed use the Add for those accounts.
After your done close the tab(s).
Restart the IIS Express and test to see if this was a permmsions problem.
Post errors,issues Results to this Thread.