The following is a list of methods and tools to debug what might be causing IIS to fall over.
IIS and dbFront Logs
The following folders might provide helpful logs:
- System Eventlog
- IIS Logs:
Although dbFront generates its own logs, they are unlikely to help with startup failures since dbFront would not have had the chance to log anything.
Enable IIS Logging
See: How to enable logging in Internet Information Services (IIS)
Enable IIS Tracing