CombinedResource.ashx returning 500 Internal Server Error

CombinedResource.ashx returning 500 Internal Server Error

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CombinedResource.ashx shows a 500 Internal Server Error on the SmartForm Runtime site.


This is related to a CSS file/theme issue. When you run F12 Developer Tools from your browser or a Fiddler Trace, you should notice an error similar to the image below:


Troubleshooting Steps

To resolve the issue, kindly apply these steps:

1. Make a backup of the following web.config files prior to editing them:

a. K2 SmartForms runtime web.config file (C:\Program Files (x86)\K2 Blackpearl\K2 SmartForms Runtime)

b. K2 SmartForms desginer web.config file (C:\Program Files (x86)\K2 blackpearl\K2 Smartforms Designer)

2. Under the <appSettings> node there are two keys:

<add key="UseBundledFiles" value="false" />
<add key="Forms.PostRenderCombining.Enabled" value="false" />

3. Set both values to 'false'.

4. Save and close the file.

5. Perform an IISRESET to apply the changes made.

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‎11-29-2019 04:06 AM
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