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Configure Failed Request Tracing

Configure Failed Requests Tracing

 

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The following steps are applicable on Windows Server 2012R2.

 

 

1.In the Server Manager, click on the Tools menu and open the Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

 

Server Manager

Server Manager

 

2.In the IIS Manager, expand the Web site (VWINDSRV-RDMS2), expand Sites and then select Default Web Sites.

 

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

 

3.On the right, in the Actions pane, select Failed Requests Tracing....

 

Actions pane

Actions pane

 

4.Select the Enable check box and then click OK. The Directory target and the Maximum number of trace files can be modified.

 

Edit Website Failed Request Tracing Settings

Edit Website Failed Request Tracing Settings

 

5.Expand Default Web Site and select the Web site to be traced.

 

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

 

6.Double click on the Failed Request Tracing Rules icon of the selected Web Site.

 

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager

 

7.In the Actions pane on the right, click on Add... to add a new rule.

 

Failed Request Tracing Rules

Failed Request Tracing Rules

 

8.Select ASP.NET (*.aspx) and click Next.

 

Specify Content to Trace

Specify Content to Trace

 

9.Select the Status Code(s) check box. Enter the type of the status code to be traced, in this case type in the status code 500, and click Next.

 

Define Trace Conditions

Define Trace Conditions

 

10. The last setting is to select the providers of the tracing. Select ASPNET and WWW Server. For each of them, set the Verbosity to Verbose. Finally, check all Areas settings for these two providers and click Finish.

 

Select Trace Providers

Select Trace Providers

 

11.The tracing rule is now defined.

 

Failed Request Tracing rule defined

Failed Request Tracing rule defined