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Umbraco 8 Local IIS HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error

So I was experiencing a problem with Umbraco 8 and getting up and running with local IIS. I had many projects working like this with Umbraco 7 so It was driving me crazy the fact Umbraco 8 was throwing errors.

Umbraco 8 Local IIS HTTP Error 500.19 - Internal Server Error

I had done all the usuals.

Edit the host file

Add write permissions for IUSR and IIS_IUSRS

Installed .Net 4.7

There were a lot of other blogs saying to complete these steps. In my case this was down to a missing Re-Write module. I simply installed this and the problem went away.

https://www.iis.net/downloads/microsoft/url-rewrite

 

Hope this helps someone in the future.

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David Armitage

Umbraco Community Builder | .Net MVC Developer | Umbraco Certified Master | Recruitment Professional

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