Thursday, March 1, 2012

Web Inspect crash

I made a site recently which needed to be security scanned by an external company using Web Inspect.

It failed... multiple times!

Actually the security guy said that Web Inspect was crashing. I had no idea why it was happening. Eventually I sat on the phone with the security guy and I started removing things from my master page.

It turns out that there was some combination of Javascript libraries that was causing Web Inspect to crash.

Lesson:
If you ever need to be security scanned and it crashes for an unknown reason, start stripping out js libraries.