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Why to use/not to use Server.Transfer

Care sunt avantajele/dezavantajele folosirii Server.Transfer in loc de Resposese.Redirect?
Server.Transfer nu trimite la brower un mesaj prin care ii spune sa incarce o alta pagina. Din aceasta cauza nu se mai face un drum pana la client pentru a face redirectarea. Prin acest mecanism serverul nu mai trebuie sa rezolve atatea cereri HTTP. Trebuie avut grija deoarece Server.Transfer pastreaza URL original la client. Cea ce poate sa ne induca in eroare la debug sau daca vrem sa facem SEO. Daca vrem sa redirectam userul spre o pagina externa( de exemplu, atunci Server.Transfer nu o sa poate sa fie folosit.
Server.Transfer are un parametru optional denumit “preserverForm”, care daca este setat pe TRUE, query-ul string-ului si toate variabilele din forma sunt trimise mai departe. Exista un bug care apare uneori cand vrem sa transferam aceste valori. Pentru a evita aceast bug putem sa setam "enableViewStateMac" pe TRUE pe pagina spre care facem redirectare.


  1. Eu as evita pe cat posibil Server.Transfer sau Server.Execute, cand se poate - sunt niste mosteniri din ASP "clasic" care vin cut tot felul de "gothchas" la pachet.. :)


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