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Upload Problems :- Assigning to the correct path in Linux/ Hosting Domain

Posted on 2004-09-12
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Hi experts,

I'm using the uploadbean servlets downloaded from http://www.javazoom.net/jzservlets/uploadbean/uploadbean.html 

In the upload form, I'm able to direct my upload files to the folder that I wanted by modifying the path in this line :  <jsp:setProperty name="upBean" property="folderstore" value="c:/uploads"/>


I have no problem doing this under Windows. With this, all my files will be uploaded to uploads folder in my c:

However, I'm hosting my application on a Linux Server. The path should be different in linux. When I enter the ftp server under my domain, there are 5 folders in there. It is mail, public_ftp, public_html, tmp and www. I think uploaded files should go into public_html or www folder.

So in Linux, how to assign the path value so that it will goto public_html/www? Please help and thanks!

 
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by:TimYates
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if you CD to the DIR you want the files to go into, and type

pwd

then that value it prints out is the directory path you need :-)
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by:kheefatt
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I do not have the access to the hosting company. So do I need to ask the technical person there to type 'pwd' for me there? Is there anyway where I know the path from here. I have the IP.
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by:TimYates
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you can type PWD from FTM
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by:TimYates
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Sorry:

you can type "pwd" from FTP

it should be enough...
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by:kheefatt
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it shows the path is \public_html. So I guess I'll replace it and test it out. If it works, really thanks to u alot!
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by:TimYates
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If it doesn't work, you may need to contact your hosting company, and find out what the actual path should be...

Hopefully though, that will work...
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by:kheefatt
ID: 12052282
It still not uploading to the correct path..Anyone has anymore ideas?
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by:labrynth82
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Can I have the name of your hosting company? Or if possible the link to their website! Maybe I can find some information there for you
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by:kheefatt
ID: 12052342
http://www.mesrahosting.net/
Mesra Hosting in Malaysia
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labrynth82 earned 100 total points
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The paths are all listed there
http://www.mesrahosting.net/support/linuxhostingfaq.shtml

Have a look!
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by:TimYates
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He's right:

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 Domain paths
using example if your domain was mesra.net

    * Main dir: /home/mesra/public_html/
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by:kheefatt
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okie thanks guys!
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