- Plesk for Windows
Websites are not available after Plesk upgrade on the Windows server.
Windows Event Viewer > Application has errors with EventID 2280
CONFIG_TEXT: The Module DLL C:\Windows\system32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll failed to load. The data is the error.
Or the following error appears:
CONFIG_TEXT: Could not load type '%SystemRoot%\system32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll'.
does not exist on the filesystem or corrupted. It would also help to check the Event Viewer Logs ( Windows Logs > Application ) to look for specific causes of failure before proceeding to troubleshoot any further.
Connect to the server via RDP and make sure that
exists in the folder
%SystemRoot%\System32\inetsrv. If the .dll doesn't exist, it is required to download a correct URL Rewrite Module version and install it - www.iis.net/urlrewrite.
Or try to repair the IIS Rewrite Module installation (run the downloaded .msi package and click Repair ).
If step above was not helped, rename or remove
%SystemRoot%\System32\inetsrv\rewrite.dll file and reinstall the package.
Continue Plesk upgrade.