Article ID: 261200
When a .asp file encounters an error, the following standard HTTP 500 error message is displayed instead of an error returned by the 500-100.asp file:
The page cannot be displayed
There is a problem with the page you are trying to reach and it cannot be displayed.
HTTP 500 - Internal server error
The .asp file is located on a nondefault Web site that, by default, does not use the 500-100.asp file for error handling.
Note This behavior is described in the Internet Information Services (IIS) product documentation at http://localhost/iishelp/iis/htm/core/iiprstop.htm.
Note The 500-100.asp file should not be implemented on production Web sites. The 500-100.asp file may expose custom code to users.
To use the 500-100.asp file for error handling on the nondefault Web site, perform the following steps:
NOTE: The exact error message displayed by Internet Explorer may vary, depending on whether the Show friendly HTTP error messages setting in Internet Explorer is selected or not.
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Article ID: 261200 - Last Review: June 19, 2014 - Revision: 3.0
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