Support » Fixing WordPress » Server 500 error when updating to 3.1

  • James Laws

    (@jameslaws)


    I am on iis7 and I uploaded the new file for 3.1 and I’m getting a server error 500 when I try to login to the admin. Site works fine on the front end. I just can’t access admin.

    Any suggestions?

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  • James Laws

    (@jameslaws)

    Tried going back to 3.0.5 and now I’m still getting the same issue. All worked fine before the upgrade attempt.

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)

    (@ipstenu)

    Try renaming your .htaccess to old.htaccess and see if you can get in. If so, let WordPress regenerate your .htaccess file by saving permalinks.

    James Laws

    (@jameslaws)

    Unfortunately this is a Windows server with iis7 so no htaccess to edit. There is a web.config and I did remove to see if that could be the issue but it didn’t solve the problem.

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)

    (@ipstenu)

    Urg. Okay. Try reasaving your permalinks. The only directions I know are for .htaccess alas 🙁 http://dre.im/if-pages-return-a-404-after-wordpress-3-1-upgrade

    James Laws

    (@jameslaws)

    Thanks for the info but I tried the whole permalink reset thing. I can’t do much with it because I can’t login to my admin. Thats whats throwing the error. My front end works fine.

    leivajd

    (@leivajd)

    Resaving permalinks worked for me, thanks

    Moderator Ipstenu (Mika Epstein)

    (@ipstenu)

    Try a manual upgrade? Re-copy the files up. Maybe the wp-admin server got chunked.

    Also try turning off your plugins. You can rename the folder plugins-old and see if it lets you in.

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