Fast CGI error after installing the driver for MSSQL server

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Hi TechyV buddies!

I am having some problem with my MSSQL server. I am using Windows Server 2003, II 6, PHP 5.2.17 – FastCGI (Plesk) and MSSQL server 2008 in another server. Everything works well until I installed drivers php_sqlsrv_52_ts_vc6.dll and php_pdo_sqlsrv_52_ts_vc6.dll  and added  this as an extension: extension=php_sqlsrv_52_ts_vc6.dll


After that, I have restarted the web server for the installed drivers to work. However an error occurred. The following error showed up.

FastCGI Error

The FastCGI Handler was unable to process the request. Error Details:

The FastCGI process exited unexpectedly

Error Number: -1073741819 (0xc0000005).

Error Description: Unknown Error

HTTP Error 500 – Server Error.

Internet Information Services (IIS)

I have tried to solve the error by deleting the dll and the txt in php.ini and restarted the server but I get the same error. Can anyone help me solve this problem? I will be very thankful for any help. Thank you!

Answered By 0 points N/A #151927

Fast CGI error after installing the driver for MSSQL server


Hello Catherine,

Try the following workarounds:

Solution 1

The error message that you are getting implies Stack Overflow, and therefore you will need to debug it. The problem could be an Ajax request, but  it most likely could be happening as a result of any request.

What the request does is that is it makes the server to return a 500. You will need to check if there is a Cookie entry in the GET request that has got a PHPSESSID item. Try leaving that out and see if the request will work.

Solution 2

Check to see if there are any event log entries associated with this issue. The 0x80004005 is most likely permission related, and therefore you will need to use process monitor to filter  out the php-cgi.exe process to verify if there could be any access denied entry logged.



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