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Is MSDN site down? RRS feed

  • Question

  • When I try to navigate to http://msdn.microsoft.com 

    Trying to get to:  http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms140226.aspx

    I get this error in either IE (Windows Server) or Firefox(Mac):

    Server Error in '/' Application.

    Runtime Error

    Description: An application error occurred on the server. The current custom error settings for this application prevent the details of the application error from being viewed remotely (for security reasons). It could, however, be viewed by browsers running on the local server machine.

    Details: To enable the details of this specific error message to be viewable on remote machines, please create a <customErrors> tag within a "web.config" configuration file located in the root directory of the current web application. This <customErrors> tag should then have its "mode" attribute set to "Off".
    <!-- Web.Config Configuration File -->
    
    <configuration>
        <system.web>
            <customErrors mode="Off"/>
        </system.web>
    </configuration>

    Notes: The current error page you are seeing can be replaced by a custom error page by modifying the "defaultRedirect" attribute of the application's <customErrors> configuration tag to point to a custom error page URL.
    <!-- Web.Config Configuration File -->
    
    <configuration>
        <system.web>
            <customErrors mode="RemoteOnly" defaultRedirect="mycustompage.htm"/>
        </system.web>
    </configuration>

    Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:31 AM

Answers

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  • Yup i get the same thing for the last hour, seems only the forums are up.
    Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:33 AM
  • i think someone needs to kick IIS or restart the App pools.
    Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:37 AM
  • It is back up, they must have gone over and kicked the box.
    Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:50 AM
  • being Microsoft you figure they have SCOM monitoring it.
    Thursday, June 14, 2012 3:04 AM
  • The box has been kicked!

    Thanks for reporting this guys, and glad everything is back up.  If issues persist today, post back here please.

    Thanks,
    Mike


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    Thursday, June 14, 2012 2:25 PM
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  • The problem has not been completely resolved. I'm still having issues.

    Get an error that the page cannot be displayed trying to access msdn.Microsoft.com or virtually any other MSDN page.

    Thanks

    Chris

    Thursday, June 19, 2014 4:44 PM