I am new to SharePoint and learning at the moment.

When I try to create a site collection I am facing issue of 500 Server not found.

I have checked following articles

But these didn't help.

Following is the screenshot:


I can't see anything weird in this.

Please suggest me.

  • @Dikesh Gandhi : Can you please help me with this. Commented Jul 27, 2016 at 7:58
  • Should you try to upload screenshot again , it's not shown ! Commented Jul 27, 2016 at 8:24
  • @M.Qassas imgur.com website is down. So Stack API is not able to upload images. I have shared a direct URL to another image hosting website s31.postimg.org/493tci9i3/Screenshot_15.png Commented Jul 27, 2016 at 8:32
  • when you try adding /_layouts/15/settings.aspx after /sites/training can you open the site collections setting page?
    – ova
    Commented Jul 27, 2016 at 8:39
  • @ova : I tried as per your comment hostname/sites/training/_layouts/15/settings.aspx It also takes me to 500 Internal Server Error. Commented Jul 27, 2016 at 8:48

1 Answer 1


First of all, the 500 internal server error is a general HTTP status that refers to a strange issue happened on the IIS server and the server can't identify it.

Therefore, the root cause for this issue mainly differs from one environment to another, and actually, there is no direct solution.

So, at first glance, you should check what's the last action you have done on your environment and start from that point.

In general, the 500 internal server error usually occurs if

For more details, Please check SharePoint: 500 Internal Server Error

  • I am using Windows 10 Home for Sharepoint Server using www.disruptivei.com/Blogg/Inlägg/6/Install-SharePoint-2013-on-Windows-7-8-8-1 and there are not Local Security Policy available in Home Edition. Commented Jul 27, 2016 at 10:11

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