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Exception using Apache FileUpLoad?

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I constructed a basic html page to post several files to a java servlet. In the servlet I am using the apache tool fileupload to accept files, and write these to a folder.  

In the code below the servlet loops through the posted files. I noticed the fileupload method (getName()) returns the complete path of the file on the users hard-drive. For example


And I am using to write the files to tomcat\files\

When it comes to writing the file an exception is thrown.

Does anyone think I should be parsen the getName() value to recieve just the file name (tree.jpg) and not the full path c:\windows\desktop\tree.jpg.

I hope this makes sense.


Iterator iter = items.iterator();

   FileItem item = (FileItem);
   File uploadedFile = new File("/tomcat/files/" + item.getName());
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