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MVC 3 - Error handling

Cat de mult va place ecranul galben intr-o aplicatie web? Cred ca e la fel de faimos ca si ecranul albastru din Windows. Mai este numit si YSOD – Yellow Screen Of Death. Acest ecran nu ar trebuii sa apara niciodata in productie. Mai jos o sa vorbim despre doua modalitati cum putem sa evitam acest ecran.

MVC 3 ne aduce o functionalitate build-in pentru handling la erori. Atributul HandleErrorAttribute se ocupa de acest lucru pentru noi si face o treaba foarte bine atata timp cat este folosit corespunzator. Putem sa il folosim in doua metode.

O metoda este sa decoram controlerele sau actiniile cu acest atribut. In acest mod, orice eroare care apare in controlerul/actiunea noastra o sa fie prinsa de catre MVC 3. O alta variant este sa adaugam in lista de GlobalFilter si atributul nostru – acest lucru se face in Global.asax.cs - Application_Start. In acest fel nu are importanta de unde vine eroare, o sa fie facut handle la eroare de catre MVC 3.

public class HelpController : Controller
public ActionResult Index()
return View();
protected void Application_Start()

RouteTable.Routes.Add(new HandleErrorAttribute());
Dupa ce am facut acest pas trebuie sa active custom errors. Acest lucru se face din fisierul de configurare, in sectiunea system.web:

Configurarea facuta cu atributul de mai sus functioneaza doar pentru erorile de tipul 500, pentru erorile de tip 404, este nevoie sa specificam exact pagina la care facem redirectarea.

In loc sa folosim o pagina HTML, putem sa facem o redirectare spre o actiune a unui controller. View-ul default care se foloseste in cazul in care apare o eroare se gaseste in “/views/shared/Error.cshtml”. By default, acesta afiseaza numele la exceptie, mesajul si locatia de unde a fost aruncata (control + actiune). In cazul in care vreti sa schimbari redirectarea care exista by default, se pate face in felul urmator:

filters.Add(new HandleErrorAttribute
ExceptionType = typeof(MyCustomException),
View = "MyCustomError", // Un view care se afla in directorul de shared

// cu numele MyCumstomError.cshtml
Order = 2
Trebuie avut grija cum se face handling la errorile de tip 404. O sa scriu putin mai tarziu o explicatie mai detaliata despre 404.


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