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Write to Virtual Directory in IIS6 ASP NET using VB

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I have deployed a new ASP.Net 2.0 web site on a Windows 2003 server using IIS6.

I have created a Samba share folder pointing to a folder on our Unix server.

I have created a virtual directory called WebOrders under my Web Site root directory.

How can I create text files in this virtual directory in VB code? How do i reference the virtual directory in VB code? I am doing this because no matter what I try I cannot specify the actual path to the Samba Share in my textfilecreate method without getting a User or password invalid error! Very frustrating! I hope this works.

I can create the text files on a local server folder no problem. Also when I run the Web Site on my dev. server (Windows XP file system type site) I can access the Samba share path no problem. Only in IIS6 do I have this problem. I cannot deploy because of this.

Do I really have to create a separate batch file that simply moves the files from a local folder to the Samba Share periodically? Seems silly. I should be able to access any network resource I need to, no?

Very frustrated.
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