When I build an ASP.NET MVC application, I like to add my own error handler and serve up some nicer error messages to the users of the systems. I allow for unknown exceptions to be emailed to me along with a stack trace so I can attempt to track them down and resolve unhandled issues.
Today I came across something new. There were two different files that the client browsers from certain users were trying to access on the server.
It appears that these are requests from a browser to look for web discussions on the site being accessed. While this may be fine for a normal user’s browser, it is causing two exceptions to fire each time my application is being accessed.
To resolve this issue using ASP.NET MVC, I added the following code to the Global.asax.vb file at the beginning of the RegisterRoutes method: