IIS: Access to file on another system
Posted on 2007-11-16
I have my application written in VB.NET and have it deployed in IIS 7 on Windows Vista. In one of the pages, a file has to be opened that resides on a remote computer. I am building the path to the file, inside the code alright.
The problem I have is, when I launch this application using the local development server, I am able to click the link and open the remote file. But when I launch the application from IIS, I cannot open the application. Do I have to set the permissions for the IIS to access the file? The IIS server and the remote system are on the same LAN.