troubleshooting Question

How do I include information about the error on the 500.shtml page on an apache server so I can see what the error is?

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I have a cgi script that has vbeen running just fine on my client's apache server. I am a developer working on the scripts. today the script is erroring out with a standard error page and I can't tell why. I restored a formerly working backup copy, and it does not work. I then delteted everything except Print "Hello World", and that doesn't work!\

So, something is going on with the server, I guess, or I triggered some anti-malware code and all my scripts are disabled. I don't know.

What i would like is to know what the error actually is. When I access the error log in cPanel, I get nothing. Well, this is what I get:L

[Thu Sep 09 20:37:56 2010] [client 74.76.45.211] File does not exist: /home/healsrev/public_html/500.shtml, referer: http://www.healsreview.com/NewAuthTest.html

I think the file that didn't exist was 500.shtml. But now that I have created that file, I get that page when I run the script, as expected.

So, my question is: How do I get the error page to include the error information? Is this possible? What other error log could I look at?
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