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Hello Friends,

I have been working with the Url Rewriting for my ASP.NET (3.5) web application. I am following the global.asax 's Application_BeginRequest event and have succcessfully mapped very simple urls to the appropriate web page in my web application.

Urls mapped successfully
http://myserver/abc.htm and I can easily map this to http://myserver/default.aspx
with Context.Rewrite Path.

The problem arises with this method when I want to use special characters or wild card characters in my Urls e.g

http://myserver/a:bc.htm gives( HTTP Error 400 - Bad Request )
http://mysever/abc..htm gives(HTTP Error 400 - Bad Request )
http://myserver/abc?.htm gives(HTTP Error 400 - Bad Request )

and even if i encode my Urls as
http://myserver/a%3Abc.htm (HTTP Error 400 - Bad Request.)

Please help me out as application needs these kind of Urls to be there.

Posted 30-Oct-12 21:24pm

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Solution 1

Try this setting in config file

    <httpRuntime requestPathInvalidCharacters="" requestValidationMode="2.0" />
    <pages validateRequest="false" />
softobizuser 31-Oct-12 3:59am
Thanks venkat for your reply.

I already tried this solution with ASP.NET 4.0 where this attribute was introducted. But its not handling the url of following kind

http://myserver/a:bc.htm (HTTP Error 400 - Bad Request.)

and not even its encoded version
http://myserver/a%3Abc.htm (HTTP Error 400 - Bad Request.)

and throws an error as specified above.


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