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500 - Internal server error in IIS for Episerver-11.12


Hi ,

I am trying host Episerver- CMS-11.12 version in my Local IIS .. after hosting when I am trying to run the site , I am getting Error

"500 - Internal server error". I have given all the required permission to the code folder for "IIS_IUSRS" and "Default POOL" . But still getting 

"500 - Internal server error.

My site is runing fine in VS given IIS express but getting problem with IIS.

Anyone please help me to resolve this issue.


Mar 19, 2020 8:04

IUSR needs read permission at least right?

Mar 19, 2020 8:10

Hi Daniel,

I have given full permission to user IUSR. But no luck.


Mar 19, 2020 8:14

When IIS fails to start your site with 500 error, it can be a lot of things - here is some ideas 

Mar 19, 2020 8:31

Missing Urlrewrite module is common issue. 

God I hate that poor error message from IIS :) How hard can it be. "You need to install UrlRewrite for IIS...".

Edited, Mar 19, 2020 8:53

Is this the only site giving the 500 error?

Is there anything in the log file?

Mar 19, 2020 13:16
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