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BlogEngine.NET with ASP.NET 4.0

Today i setup BlogEngine.Net 1.6.1 with ASP.Net 4.0 for the first time. Initial setup was smooth and there was no problem in the setup.

When i tried to add a new post, BlogEngine.Net threw following exception:

Error Details:

Raw Url : /BE/admin/Pages/Add_entry.aspx
Message : A potentially dangerous Request.Form value was detected from the client (ctl00$cphAdmin$txtContent$TinyMCE1$txtContent=”

Prior to ASP.Net 4.0 this exception was only thrown if HTML tags are entered in an input field and page level validateRequest is set to true. I checked the source code for “/admin/Pages/Add_entry.aspx” and verified that validateRequest  was already set to “false” – I also added the validateRequest=”false” to web.config but the error was still there.

By searching for such errors with ASP.Net 4.0, i was able to find a solution at http://www.asp.net/learn/whitepapers/aspnet4/breaking-changes#0.1__Toc256770147 – By setting up requestValidationMode to “2.0”, the request validation errors were removed.


<httpRuntime requestValidationMode="2.0" />
This URL also lists other breaking changes in ASP.Net 4.0:
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  1. October 11, 2010 at 08:43

    Thanks for your information!

    I’ve being bothered for a while!

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