Displaying ASP Classic errors in IIS7

Posted on 2012-03-12
Medium Priority
Last Modified: 2012-06-21

I have an asp classic that i'm migrating to a new dedicated webserver running iis7, i need to display the error, error line, etc for debugging but all i get is:

500 - Internal server error.
There is a problem with the resource you are looking for, and it cannot be displayed.

I've tried creating a web.config file and putting it in the websites folder, and changing the settings in IIS under ASP > Compillation.

The web.config i've created in the websites folder is as below:

     <asp scriptErrorSentToBrowser="true"/>
     <httpErrors errorMode="Detailed"/>

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What am i doing wrong? I've read through a lot of forums and it appears this should do the job..


Question by:OTM

Accepted Solution

TonyReba earned 2000 total points
ID: 37709824
Try : Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager —> Default Web Site —> Click Error Pages properties and select Detail errors

Author Closing Comment

ID: 37709879
Perfect, never saw that in all my googling...

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by:Scott Fell, EE MVE
ID: 37709897
In IIS, click on your site.  Then click on the ASP icon.  Under the Compilation area, there is a Debugging area that you need to open up.  Once there you have about 10 different options including  sending the error to the browser.    


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