redirect loop and intermittent HTTP 404 error in C#

Hello,
I have an application that seeks to authenticate users  by their windows login.
The purpose of this filter is to allow certain users access to certain pages and others to an "Access Denied" page.

In my web.config page, I have the following:

    <customErrors mode="Off" defaultRedirect="UnauthorizedAccess.aspx" redirectMode="ResponseRedirect">
      <error statusCode="400" redirect="ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx"/>
      <error statusCode="401" redirect="ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx"/>
      <error statusCode="403" redirect="ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx"/>
      <error statusCode="404" redirect="ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx"/>
    </customErrors>


In my Global.asax page, I have the following:
protected void Application_EndRequest(Object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            HttpContext context = HttpContext.Current;
            if (context.Response.Status.Contains("401"))
            {
                context.Response.ClearContent();
                Response.Redirect("./ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx");
            }

            if (context.Response.Status.Contains("400"))
            {
                context.Response.ClearContent();
                Response.Redirect("./ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx");
            }

        }

The issues are:

Local machine: IE Explorer displays pages as expected,  however, when I upload the application to the server, I get intermittent "The page cannot be displayed" error  messages

Local machine: Google Chrome displays pages as expected, however,  when I upload the application to the server, I a flash message indicating "the page has a redirect loop" followed by a "Bad Request" message

ANY help would be greatly appreciated.
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Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
Can you directly go to the URL?  If not, the I would make sure that authentication is turned off for the "ErrorPage/UnauthorizedAccess.aspx" page.

If the above page is not publically accessible, you will wind up in an authentication required loop.

Dan
Dan McFaddenSystems EngineerCommented:
You will need your web.config to contain a section like so:

<configuration>
   <location path="<URL to your error page directory>">
      <system.web>
         <authorization>
            <allow users="?"/>
         </authorization>
      </system.web>
   </location>
</configuration>

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Where this "<URL to your error page directory>" should probably be this:  "/errorpages"

Dan

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