In the remainder of this chapter, we’ll provide a basic overview of the typical methodology for troubleshooting an IIS 7.0 application, introduce you to some tools for troubleshooting, and explain solutions to some of the most common problems.

Applying a Methodology

Debugging an application often requires intuition and experimentation rather than rigid scientific principles. Even so, your intuition will produce better results if you work within some sort of methodological framework. In the context of IIS, your first task should be to identify the error. Identifying the error can be complicated by the levels of error reporting that come into play between the browser and the server. After you’ve obtained details about the error and ...

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