troubleshooting Question

cffile destination permission error

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It appears that cffile does not have permission to write/upload a file to the server.

The following code works when I upload a file from my PC;
<cffile action="upload" destination="#request.ControlPath#documents\original\" mode="777" nameconflict="makeunique" filefield="docFile" accept="application/pdf,application/msword,application/vnd.ms-excel,text/plain,application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.document,application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet,application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentation,application/vnd.ms-powerpoint,application/vnd.ms-powerpoint.presentation.macroEnabled.12">

The following does not work when I upload a file I scanned using Dynamic Web Twain;
<cfoutput>
            <cfset dest = "#request.ControlPath#documents\original\">
            </cfoutput>
            <cffile action="upload" filefield="RemoteFile"  mode="777" destination="#dest#" nameconflict="OVERWRITE" />

But it does work with dest="c:\"
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