Quite a few people will have seen the following error come up when using the database.
"Server Error in ‘/’ Application.
Validation of viewstate MAC failed. If this application is hosted by a Web Farm
or cluster, ensure that configuration specifies the same
validationKey and validation algorithm. AutoGenerate cannot be used in a
Followed by lots of “computerese”. I’ve had a few bashes at trying to fix this in the past and not been successful. Well maybe, just maybe, I might have got a bit further this time. It should be fixed. Famous last words.
If you see on of these messages come up, please email me (mm0fmf_sota AT intermoose.com and put the word DATABASE in the subject) and let me know. It was always a bit spurious so testing is not easy.