Displaying ASP Classic errors in IIS7

Hi,

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:

<configuration>
<system.webServer>
     <asp scriptErrorSentToBrowser="true"/>
     <httpErrors errorMode="Detailed"/>
 </system.webServer>
</configuration>

Open in new window


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

thanks,

Sam
OTMAsked:
Who is Participating?

[Product update] Infrastructure Analysis Tool is now available with Business Accounts.Learn More

x
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

TonyRebaCommented:
Try : Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager —> Default Web Site —> Click Error Pages properties and select Detail errors
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
OTMAuthor Commented:
Perfect, never saw that in all my googling...

thanks
0
Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
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.    

0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
Microsoft IIS Web Server

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.