"MaxWebConfigFileSizeInKB" value change has no affect on Win2008 SP2 32 bit
Posted on 2010-09-13
Our web developers have created a large web.config file of about 261KB, which is larger than the default value max size of 250KB for this file. I found articles saying to make a new registry value HKLM\Software\Microsoft\InetStp\Configuration\MaxWebConfigFileSizeInKB and set the Reg_DWORD to decimal value large enough for your file size. I changed the value to 500 (decimal) which should be more than enough, but even after a server reboot it has no affect on the error we get which is "500.19 - Internal server error." and a message about the sizae of web.config is too large.
Any ideas out ther about this one?