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kevinstultz88 (1) [Avatar] Offline
I am working on an AJAX project which saves data on the fly. It is working in my development environment, but not when I build to the production site.

I am using a POST, with Content-Type = application/x-www-form-urlencoded.

Here is my experience:
• Checked out latest from Visual Source Safe, and brought it to my machine
• Tested the AJAX save on my machine - Visual Studio .Net 1.1 environment
• Everything worked perfectly:
o all edits got saved immediately upon leaving each cell
o No “potentially dangerous Request.Form value” error when navigating to another page, refreshing the page, etc.
• Checked the files back in
• Deployed to our production site
• Tested on production, where it will NOT save when moving from cell to cell, and we get the “potentially dangerous Request.Form value” error when navigating to another page after changing a cell

I am absolutely positive that the same set of files is on my machine as is in VSS. And that the same set got built to production.

Is this an IIS issue? If so, any ideas on where to look in IIS settings?
Pascarello (208) [Avatar] Offline
Re: phantom potentially dangerous Request.Form value error
It is not an ISS issue, what that is telling you is that you are sending paramters that are bad. AKA < > ' " throught the request and looks like a hack attempt.

Look into or converting all of the < > " ' with a simple replace.