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How do I use FileExists  in ASP  to check files on different server ?

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I have to check for files that exist on a different server. Right now it is given me a False result when using FileExists.

Thanks for any help available.
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dmusi earned 200 total points
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Hi.
The problem is that the server return Access denied and cause the fileexists give you FALSE.
working across server in the web is problematic cause you have to open a share folder in the destination folder and give access to the Internetanonymous. or change the default user of the site to enter the server with another user.
My advice: If the file are no criticals make a copy to a open share to everyone folder and always use ip no host name of the server. But if the files are criticals, create a task job of FTP to bring the files to the web server and from there simple way.

hope this could be helpfull

Danus
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