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Custom Errors Not Working

Custom Errors Not Working

Custom Errors Not Working

I'm trying to setup a custom error section in my web.config file. I've been researching how to do this and have tried several examples but can't seem to make this work. I'm trying to get rid of the yellow application error screens that could show.

This is my latest web.config entry.

<customErrors mode="On" defaultRedirect="~/ErrorPages/Error.aspx">
<error statusCode="401" redirect="~/ErrorPages/401.aspx" />
<error statusCode="404" redirect="~/ErrorPages/404.aspx" />

any help would be appreciated.


RE: Custom Errors Not Working

So what is the problem? Is it that your custom error pages are not showing?
If so, make sure your 401 and 404 pages are in the ErrorPages folder. That folder should be in the ROOT of your web.

RE: Custom Errors Not Working

yes, the error pages do not show. I'm still getting the IIS error pages not the custom pages. The folder is located in the root of my web and the pages are in the folder.

RE: Custom Errors Not Working

Are you using nested web.config files. If so, you can be overriding these entries.

RE: Custom Errors Not Working

My web.config file is at the root of my application. I did not change the location at all from the default. Seems like it is getting overridden like your saying.

RE: Custom Errors Not Working

Did you make any machine.config changes that might affect it?

RE: Custom Errors Not Working

not at all.

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