- On the IIS server (web server) navigate to the virtual directories (default is c:\inetpub\wwwroot\wss\VirtualDirectories\, but a "good" installation will be in a different place (Hopefully a drive other than the system partition)
- Open the Web.Config file in a text editor (most times notpad.exe, but I recommend NotePad2)
- Search (find in notepad) for the safemode tag using "CallStack" and change the CallStack status to true
CallStack="true" DirectFileDependencies="10" TotalFileDependencies="50" AllowPageLevelTrace="false">
- Search for the CustomErrors tag and set the mode to Off
- Save and close.
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
Often times people will cause errors in SharePoint when doing some advanced editing of web parts. The error message that is displayed is very generic and does not give any technical information. To display the technical details, the SharePoint administrator has to do the following: