Questions tagged [500-server-error]

For questions about the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" server error page displayed on Stack Exchange sites in the event of an internal server error, or for reporting server errors received anywhere on the network.

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Error when viewing revision history for Help Center article as a moderator

When I visit this revision list: https://meta.stackexchange.com/posts/66740/revisions, which for regular users looks like a history for the participate in Meta privilege, I get an error page: It ...
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/timeline for some posts returns 500 error for moderators

The /posts/xxxxxx/timeline link is showing a 500 error on some questions, for moderators only. Logged-out and non-moderator users (confirmed by multiple users at various reputation levels) are both ...
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Server error when attempting to load network flairs for some users [duplicate]

In the list of employees on the community team, the network flairs for some (but not all) employees aren't loading, and instead showing a broken image with alternate text. When I attempt to manually ...
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Inline tag editing does not work [duplicate]

When I try to edit the tags of a question inline, I get an error message: An error occurred when fetching the tag editor I have tried both clicking on "Edit tags" and the keyboard shortcut ...
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Reputation leagues appear to be down [duplicate]

https://stackexchange.com/leagues gives an error 500. Is this happening for everyone? As pointed out by Glorfindel, the leagues themselves work.
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"Oops! Something Bad Happened!" on Winter Bash leaderboard

The Winter Bash 2021 leaderboard gives a server error whenever it is visted: Oops! Something Bad Happened! We apologize for any inconvenience, but an unexpected error occurred while you were browsing ...
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Server error for non-diamonds when attempting to look at some old election pages

When I attempt to access the "Nomination" phase of an election which has concluded, I get the "Oops! Something Bad Happened" page. This happens both on sites which I am a member of ...
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500 Internal Server Error in review queues

The review items https://workplace.stackexchange.com/review/close/112071 https://workplace.stackexchange.com/review/reopen/112082 https://raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/114803 ...
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Review queues were throwing 500 server errors

For a few minutes, all /review pages across all sites seemed to result in the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" server error page. This was confirmed by multiple users in chat and a comment on ...
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Short links to comments on election nominations lead to server error

First off, this is probably the least significant bug I've ever reported. I'm not sure it's actually worth fixing. But it is a bug, so for completeness's sake... (and hey, maybe someone at SE is ...
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My stackexchange.com "Activity" tab gives a server error

Going to my "Activity" tab on stackexchange.com results in an "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" server error. This only happens on my page, not that of anyone else. Other tabs are ...
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Attempting to load combined flair images sometimes, but not always, results in a server error

I display my combined flair on my profile page. But I noticed that it's broken. When I go to profile setting -> flair I see that all my flairs work other than the combined flair. Here is my ...
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Looking back at suggested-edit review audits throws a 500 error message [closed]

I was browsing MSE about review audits, etc., and came upon this question. It had a link to this suggested edit review audit, but instead of showing "Review audit completed at {date}" or &...
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Flair seems to be broken [duplicate]

Under Edit profile and settings > Flair, for all 4 themes (Default, Clean, Dark, Hotdog) images are not displayed. The console is showing an error as: Failed to load resource: the server responded ...
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Flair images are throwing 500 errors for some percentage of users, affecting election pages particularly badly

For me, the election pages on all the sites currently look something like this: Examples: Stack Overflow, Law.SE, Super User And my Stack Overflow profile flair page looks like this (note that there ...
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Server error when trying to log in to Winter Bash 2020 Hat Dash after it has ended

Today I found this: Please make the Hat Dash leaderboard link a different color And was interested to see what this is: https://winterbash2020.stackexchange.com/ When I try to login, I get: Oops! ...
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Error "500 Server Error for url: https://meta.stackexchange.com/users/login"

I'm working on my chatbot for Stack Exchange (mainly for Stack Overflow in Russian) and everything worked fine until today. I rebooted it and when it tried to login to MSE again it raised this error: ...
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Intermittently receiving maintenance errors on SE network-wide

Related: Not ten minutes ago, I received this error, twice: And also an "Oops, something bad happened" error. I'm also getting question posting errors. Can we fix this, please?
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Intermittently receiving "Oops! Something bad happened!" error on Meta Stack Exchange

Intermittently, this error keeps coming up, when browsing Meta: This happened three times in Firefox and Chrome. It would take a really long time to respond, I got a 500 server error, then this. This ...
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500 error on /tools/post-feedback [closed]

Whenever I try to load https://stackoverflow.com/tools/post-feedback, it stalls for 30 seconds and then I get the "Oops! Something Bad Happened!" error. (I can't try on other sites because I ...
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Opening my own profile page causes a "Something bad happened!" error

Attempting to navigate to my own profile page on any site in the network throws an error. Here's a .gif for full disclosure: Navigating to anyone else's profile page is fine, though. Did someone ...
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Server error when downloading OpenSTV software using link on election pages

The election download OpenSTV links on an election page (example here) do not work and return this page: This happens for all elections. (A note: these links are only shown to users with the required ...
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500 error when trying to update room topic

I've noticed an issue which I've seen a couple of weeks back and thought it was a one off, but I've just tried to do it again and it's the same problem. When trying to update the room topic for the C# ...
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Server error when attempting to log into Network Engineering Meta

I haven't been able to access https://networkengineering.meta.stackexchange.com since being directed there by a mod about a concern I had. This was nearly a week ago. I constantly get... We ...
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Moderators can't open timeline of the particular question

When moderator is trying to open timeline of this question, system redirects to the error page. But regular members can open it.
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Trying to download GDPR data dump results in "Oops! Something Bad Happened!"

I'm trying to download a data portability export archive for my account. I submitted my original request via https://stackoverflow.com/legal/gdpr/request on Jan 22 18:00, it began processing Jan 22 ...
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Links under "Help" are broken for guest users

Almost all links in the Help Center (network-wide) are broken when one's not logged in. Some examples to try: (use Incognito, or the like) https://stackoverflow.com/help/how-to-ask https://...
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Child metas Profile pages are Oops

I've tried a half dozen child metas, the main site's Profile pages are fine but the child meta Profiles are oops. The child meta site's pages (not my profile) work fine. Examples: Oops - https://...
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Include original link on error page [duplicate]

Recently I've tried to open my profile, but there was a problem with a server. So I've been redirected to: https://ru.stackoverflow.com/error?aspxerrorpath=/users/15479/suvitruf-says-reinstate-monica. ...
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What caused the server outage?

Until just a minute ago, I was getting the following error on SO/Meta.SE/other network sites: Description: An exception occurred while processing your request. Additionally, another exception ...
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Server error when loading a specific reopen review item

There's currently an item in the Reopen Votes review queue here on Meta, but I can't review it. Refreshing doesn't help (it usually does with this error, but not right now): The call to next-task ...
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500 error for mobile.stackexchange.com when logged in

When I typed Stackexchange into mobile Safari, the Siri suggested site was https://mobile.stackexchange.com but going there produces this error: {"error_id":500,"error_message":"this error has been ...
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Chat's "Ignores" moderator page is broken

On all the chat domains, the moderator page has a link to the path /admin/users, and the tab "Ignores" on that page is broken, which simply throws and display a HTTP 500 server error page. I ...
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Server error when opening Authorized Applications page

When I try to load the 'Authorized Applications' page, with the link on the Edit profile & settings page: something bad happens: I've tried a couple of sites, but only on Stack Overflow it's ...
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Server error when attempting to access activity tab of network profile

When I went to my StackExchange profile, Everything seems fine, but when you click on the activity tab, this shows up Oops! Something Bad Happened! Is this just my device or others too? To ...
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All actions, responses, and votes tabs on my user profile are returning errors (usually)

On my profile page, if I click on any of the last three tabs -- All actions, Responses, or Votes -- I get an error page. All the other tabs work fine. I think this is new within the last 12 hours or ...
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Ask Ubuntu election page is unavailable during current election

Currently there's a moderator election ongoing on Ask Ubuntu, with the nomination phase closing in about one day. Unfortunately, right now the https://askubuntu.com/election page is broken and ...
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Unable to view revision history of an Area 51 proposal

I'm trying to view the revision history of a proposal on Area 51 by clicking the "edited by X Y days ago", but whenever I click on it, it brings me to this error page: Here's a link to the error ...
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"Something Bad Happened" to All the Stuff

Just now, I was getting this error whenever I tried to view a question or go to ask a question here to complain that I couldn't view questions: I also saw this in an incognito window, where I ...
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Error on see my profile

Well, I try to help, while navigate between statistical profiles, I did click on my face button and see the page below...
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Server error when attempting to see more linked questions here on MSE

I tried to check the linked questions of Build and strengthen the Stack Exchange community with "crossover questions" between sites by clicking on "more linked questions" on the right, which ...
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Certain SO profile pages won't load ("Oops! Something Bad Happened!")

Some SO profile pages won't load at all, others will load but you can't go to the Activity tab, others are absolutely fine. Examples: Me: Profile fails for me, seems to work for others (including me ...
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Achievements dialog doesn't load – sometimes

Since 6-8 days, or maybe even longer, I notice that the achievement dialog doesn't always load correctly. It doesn't matter on which Stack Exchange site I am, or which browser I use; I keep seeing a ...
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MyLogin removal not working

I am unable to delete one of my stack exchange logins entry from the list at Edit Profile & Settings -> My Logins The steps are the following: I remove the login credentials from the "My Logins" ...
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Server Fault is down; no update on stackstatus [closed]

When browsing Server Fault pages, I receive the it's not you, it's me error: This is our fault. Detailed information about this error has automatically been recorded and we have been notified. ...
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Chat Seems to be Down

When I view any URL under https://chat.stackexchange.com, I get the following error: It was working about 10 minutes ago. When attempting to access https://chat.stackexchange.com, I get redirected ...
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Server error when searching in chat [closed]

I just tried to make a search on Meta Stack Exchange Chat by typing into the search box in the top right in a chat room, but I got a server error when doing so: https://chat.meta.stackexchange.com/...
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500 Error for "The results are in! See the 2018 Developer Survey results."

There is a news announcement banner at the top of Stack Overflow, but clicking this link (https://insights.stackoverflow.com/survey/2018/) displays: Error. An error occurred while processing your ...
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/about/moderators is broken

Going to https://stackexchange.com/about/moderators seems broken; going to https://stackexchange.com/about and clicking the "moderators" link gets me to a nice picture of a panda falling on its head (...
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Server error after switching from mobile to full site

Being on mobile web and trying to post an answer with empty body properly shows me an error: This looks fine and friendly, until you switch to the full site from the bottom link on this page. ...
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