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ASP.NET- Error Handling tutorials

  • ASP.NET provides rich support for handling and tracking errors that might occur while applications are running. When you run an ASP.NET application, if an error occurs on a server, an HTML error page is generated and displayed in the browser. While displaying error messages to users, ASP.NET takes care of the security issues by default, which makes it a reliable development tool for Web applications.

  • ASP.NET ensures that no secure information, such as the remote machine compiler messages, configuration settings, filenames, stack traces, or source code, is revealed on the client machine. When an error occurs, a generic error message, "Application Error Occurred," is displayed to users. To see the error details, one of the following needs to be done:

    1. Access the page again from the local server.

    2. Modify the configuration settings of the computer.

    3. Modify the configuration settings of the application's Web.config file to enable remote access.

  • Following is a sample of the Web.config file that you can modify:



<customErrors mode="Off" />




  • In this code, the <customErrors> tag has an attribute mode whose value is set to "Off". This value indicates that the remote users always see the original error message that is generated on the server.


Using custom error pages

  • As mentioned earlier, an HTML error page is displayed to a user in case an error occurs on a server. These error messages are secure, because they do not leak any secret information. However, these pages are not pretty to see. You can create custom error pages that can be displayed in case errors occur. For example, you can create an error page that displays the company's brand and some error messages that you want to display. To implement the custom error pages:

  • Create a Web page that you want to display as an error message page. This can be a page with an .html or .aspx extension.

  • Modify the Web.config file of your application to point to the custom page in the event of any error. The configuration settings, shown here, point to a file called ErrorPage.aspx:




<customErrors mode="RemoteOnly"





  • The mode attribute of the <customErrors> tag can take three values:

    1. On: Indicates that the custom error messages are always sent to users and that the detailed ASP.NET error page is never shown.

    2. Off: Indicates that only original error messages are sent to users even if a custom error page is available.

    3. RemoteOnly: Indicates that the custom error messages are displayed only to remote users accessing the site. If no custom error page is available, remote users simply see a message indicating that an error has occurred.


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