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Where does BCP QueryOut Command Save File To

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Dumb Question.  One i think i already know the answer to.  I have a process that is kicked off via a web form on my web server.  This process runs a stored procedure that executes a BCP command and writes a file via the QueryOut command.  The dumb question is:  where is the file being saved to, the web server or the database server?  I think the answer is the database server.  And of course when i created this process i was working off a machine that has both the web server and database server on the same machine.    I totally spaced on the fact that the webserver and DB server split onto 2 different machines once the app migrates to production.

Anyone have a good workaround for this that would allow my web box to access the file?  The user is going to be presented a link after the process finishes that is supposed to allow them to open the file and view the information in it.
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