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I have an xml file that I use as a very simple database. How can I prevent access to it, as at the moment I have it sitting in a directory that users can browse to? I want to be able to look up values in the xml file, within the aspx pages, but I don't want anyone to be able to download or view the xml file.
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and the link should be /App_data/file.xml for example?
You mean in the code? Yes "App_Data/file.xml"
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Yes, great thanks. I just tested it and it works. It gives this error when I try to browse directly:

HTTP Error 404.8 - Not Found
Description: The request filtering module is configured to deny a path in the URL that contains a hiddenSegment section.

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