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Posted 20 May 2008

Handling Error Centrally in a SharePoint Application

, 20 May 2008
An article on handling errors centrally in a SharePoint application, using IHttpModule.
using System;
using System.Web;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Text;
using System.IO;
using System.Web.UI;
using Microsoft.Practices.EnterpriseLibrary.Logging;

namespace CentralErrorHandler
    public class ErrorModule : IHttpModule
        #region IHttpModule Members

        public void Dispose()
            //throw new Exception("The method or operation is not implemented.");

        public void Init(HttpApplication Context)
            Context.Error += new EventHandler(Application_Error);


        public void Application_Error(object sender, EventArgs e)
            HttpContext Context = HttpContext.Current;            
            Exception exception;
            for (exception = Context.Server.GetLastError(); exception.InnerException != null; exception = exception.InnerException) { }

            String code = DateTime.Now.ToString("ddMMyyyy-HHmmfff");
            String Message = exception.Message + Environment.NewLine + "Stack Trace: " + exception.StackTrace;

            Logger.Write(Message, "General",5, 1, System.Diagnostics.TraceEventType.Critical, code);  
            HttpContext.Current.Application.Add("ErrorCode", code);
            HttpContext.Current.Application.Add("LastException", exception);

            String CustomErrorPagePath = System.Configuration.ConfigurationManager.AppSettings["CustomErrorPagePath"];



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About the Author

Anupam Ranku
Software Developer (Senior) Gen-i, Australia
Australia Australia
Expertise area: ASP.NET, C#, Microsoft Office SharePoint 2010 & 2007, Web Service, Windows-based Applications etc.


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