Recently while opening the SharePoint 2013 site in the browser I got the error which says “500 INTERNAL SERVER ERROR”. It shows like below:
When I checked in the IIS manager SecurityTokenServiceApplicationPool has been stopped which shows like below:
The reason behind this is that the password for the account which is used to start the application pool has been expired. To change this Select the application pool and then click on Advanced Settings. In the Advanced Settings, go to the Identity section and then click on the … which will open the Application Pool Identity. Then you can set the password for the account as shown in the fig below:
Now Start the Application Pool (the Status should be Started now) and the site will open.
Read some SharePoint 2016 tutorials below:
- SharePoint Server 2016 Installation FREE PDF guide
- All about Publishing Infrastructure Feature in SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016
- Upload documents from a network drive to SharePoint 2013 or SharePoint 2016 Server document library using PowerShell
Hope this helps.
I am Bijay from Odisha, India. Currently working in my own venture TSInfo Technologies in Bangalore, India. I am Microsoft Office Servers and Services (SharePoint) MVP (5 times). I works in SharePoint 2016/2013/2010, SharePoint Online Office 365 etc. Check out My MVP Profile.. I also run popular SharePoint web site SPGuides.com
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