500 Internal Error

  • By Remington Hall
  • 01 Aug, 2017

The “500 Internal Server Error” message can be customized by each different website, so keep in mind that the error may present itself in more ways than listed below:

  • “500: Internal Server Error”
  • “HTTP Error 500 – Internal Server Error”
  • “500 Error”

This error is displayed in the Internet Browser window.

What could be causing this?

This is a very general HTTP status code that means that something has gone wrong on the website’s server but the server could not be more specific as to the exact problem.

How do I fix this?

Since the 500 Internal Server Error is a “server-side” error, this means that the problem is NOT with your client machine but the problem lies on the CRM website’s server. There are a few approaches that you can take to troubleshoot what is going on.

1. Show Friendly HTTP Error Messages

a.There may be an underlying ASP error message outlining what the cause of this issue is.
b. Anyone receiving this error should uncheck “Show Friendly HTTP Error Messages” in their Internet Explorer settings following the steps below

     i. Go into Internet Explorer and select Tools from the menu and go down to Internet Options à Select the Advanced Tab (see screenshot)

c. Once this window is open we want to scroll down to the “Browsing” category. Uncheck “Show friendly HTTP error messages” (see screenshot). Then click ok.

d. You may now go back to the website that you were trying to access and see the real message that is being generated.

2.  If step one does not work for you, you then may need to change the debug settings on the website itself

 a. To do this open up the Internet Services Manager, go to the Home Directory tab of your CRM website or application  and click on Configuration, go to the Debugging tab and make sure “Send detailed error messages to the client is         selected.
 b. Please note: If you are using IIS 7 there is a new detailed message option.
 c. You should confirm that this is enabled and then log into CRM directly from the server to view the more detailed   error message.

If this still doesn’t indicate the source of the problem then we dig further.

3. HTTP 500

  1. Check that the CRM Application Pools – Managed Pipelines are running in “Integrated” mode
  2. Check that the CRM and SDATA Application Pools are running under the “Local System Identity”
  3. Please note: if your machine is a 64-bit machine set the Application Pools to run in 32-bit mode.

4. HTTP 503

  1. Check whether you can browse to the Localhost Default Website or http://localhost/iishelp
  2. Check the Windows Event Viewer application log for more details
  3. Check that IIS and all Application Pools are running
  4. Check that ISAPI Filters have bene installed and that the ISAPI.dll has been given Read, Write & Execute permissions.
  5. Make sure that Internet Explorer Enhanced Security is disabled and that the ASP service extension is enabled

If this error is still presenting itself you need to contact your local support team.

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In accordance with Sage’s support and version policies, the following download URLs will no longer be available after September 30, 2017:


·      Sage ERP Accpac US Payroll Update – Version 6.0T PU1 (UT60TPU1.zip)

·      Sage 300 ERP US Payroll PU Q3 2014 – Version 7.0O (UT70O_Q32014_ProductUpdate.exe)

·      Sage 300 ERP US Payroll PU Q3 2014 – Version 7.1E (UT71E_Q32014_ProductUpdate.exe)

·      Sage CRM 7.2 Integration for Sage 300 ERP 2014 PU2 (Sage 300 CRM 72 Integration 2014 PU2.exe)


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