When you create a new webapplication, the FileNotFoundPage property is empty. When we do a request to a non existing page
SharePoint gives a default 404 status on the page that is not found. The url of the page you are searching stays in addres bar.
This is correct behaviour. We now set the FileNotFoundPage property with the sps404.html page that default exists in the layouts folder.
SharePoint now redirects to this file that does a redirect itself to
"/_layouts/spsredirect.aspx" when you trace this path you now get a 404 statuc on the
"/_layouts/spsredirect.aspx" and the address of the page you typed in also changes to
Why this behavior?
What is the use of the sps404.html file?
What is the use of the