Photo by Justin Little on Unsplash Recently I experienced a situation where one of the apps I am working on stopped working.There were no new deployments to the server, nor configuration or database-related changes. The symptoms When requesting the web site immediately receive - 500 internal server error. The problem OK, HTTP error code 500 … Continue reading HTTP 500… with no app logs
One way of a quick connection test to a certain Database server can be done by creating a udl file (Microsoft Universal Data Link File). Create a new file with extension .udl (e.g. TestConnection.udl)Open the newly created file: 3. Fill in the data - Choose Provider - Fill the connection settings and click "Test Connection"