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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Extra info on the "internal server error" page
Date Thu, 19 Aug 2004 23:00:41 GMT
On Thu, 19 Aug 2004, Rutger van Baren wrote:

> everyone knows the "internal server error" page,
> instead of having to look in the server logs, would it be possible to 
> directly show what's wrong?
> some other simple server application i was using before had it by default 
> but i have no clue how to set this up for apache. And looking on google only 
> gets me to unrelated pages.

It depends entirely on what thingy is generating the server error. Many
programming languages have a way to redirect these kinds of error
messages directly to the browser. Others do not.

Rich Bowen -
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