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Last post Mar 01, 2017 12:37 PM by newbie998

  • .net core on iis 8 - Page cannot be displayed

    Feb 28, 2017 03:16 PM|newbie998|LINK


    Im trying to deploy a simple (.net core ) hello world application on iis. I get "This page can’t be displayed".
    The hello world app runs fine in dev env.
    I have succesfully deployed an mvc (not .net core) application earlier so some settings are at least fine on the server.

    I have followed the instructions here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/aspnet/core/publishing/iis
     have followed the troubleshooting tips as best as I can.

    I cannot see anything of interest in the event viewer.
    I have tried to enable stdout logging.

    <aspNetCore processPath="%LAUNCHER_PATH%" arguments="%LAUNCHER_ARGS%" stdoutLogEnabled="true" stdoutLogFile=".\logs" forwardWindowsAuthToken="false"/>


    "publishOptions": {
        "include": [

    I cannot find a logs folder on my server.

    I have waited six minutes as they say I should.

    I do not understand how to run the app directly on Kestrel.

    I did try the static files trick, but I cannot access any files.

    Any suggestions on how to proceed?

  • Re: .net core on iis 8 - Page cannot be displayed

    Mar 01, 2017 08:33 AM|Yuk Ding|LINK

    Hi newbie998,

    Is there any error message in C:\inetpub\logs\LogFiles? Without a status and substatus code, it is hard to diagnose the problem.

    Try to enable the custom error page in IIS manger->site note->error pages->edit features settings->detailed error.

    It is recommended to set your IIS website following the instruction with a simple page. Then publish the web application completely.

    This link provide a more specific instruction, remember to set the handler:


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  • Re: .net core on iis 8 - Page cannot be displayed

    Mar 01, 2017 12:37 PM|newbie998|LINK

    Hi Yuk and thanks for helping me out

    Yes, there are some logs but no errors.
    The "detailed error" shows nothing new - Still page cannot be displayed.

    I have followed the tutorial, and I cant see what Im doing wrong:

    * Already Installed hostingbundle
    * AspNetCoreModule is available in the IIS native module list
    * Application Pool is set to use No Managed Code
    * I have tried ApplicationPoolIdentity and NETWORKSERVICE
    * web.config looks good, <handlers> are there and looks like in the tutorial.

    Any ideas how to get some error messages to work with?