Solved

Uploading saved files in asp.net

Posted on 2013-01-16
4
228 Views
Last Modified: 2013-02-28
Hi experts!

I'm trying to upload a saved pdf file to webserver but the server is returning an error 404: not found. The IIS 7 is running on my machine where I'm administrador and the folder App has permittion to Everybody (full). I try too include ASPNET user on folder security. For the download process everything works fine but for upload the error appears.

The partial code:

WebClient WebClient = new WebClient();
WebClient.Credentials = CredentialCache.DefaultNetworkCredentials;

string LocalFile = Path.Combine(Environment.GetFolderPath(Environment.SpecialFolder.MyDocuments), "File1.pdf");

WebClient.DownloadFile("http://localhost/App/File1.pdf", LocalFile); /* it works fine */
WebClient.UploadFile("http://localhost/App/File2.pdf", LocalFile); /* it not works */

Any suggestions?
Thanks in advance!
0
Comment
Question by:ZumbaJr
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
4 Comments
 
LVL 21

Expert Comment

by:masterpass
ID: 38784503
I think you are referring to the filename in here

WebClient.UploadFile("http://localhost/App/File2.pdf", LocalFile); /* it not works */

try like this :

WebClient.UploadFile("http://localhost/App", LocalFile);

Hope this helps :)
0
 
LVL 8

Expert Comment

by:deepu chandran
ID: 38785968
Have a look at this article,looks like useful for you

http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/8600/UploadFileEx-C-s-WebClient-UploadFile-with-more-fu 

--Deepu
0
 

Author Comment

by:ZumbaJr
ID: 38787140
Hi folks!

The questions that I didn't understood yet is: the UploadFile FileName must be in application machine, not client machine. When I run DownloadFile it downloaded too the application machine. In my case, the same machine, here is the confusion. When I run the application from other host, the files still remains in application machine and when I run UploadFile method with filename paths on the application machine it works. But I'm looking for a method that upload files from Client Machine to Application Machine without use file form field to do it, only indicating the local path.

Thanks very much!
0
 
LVL 21

Accepted Solution

by:
masterpass earned 500 total points
ID: 38788772
I did not quite get your question but once the application goes to production, you are most likely to have an address say www.xyz.com which is going to static and so the webclient should work just fine.

alternatively, you can look at fileupload control which uploads files from client machine to server : http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/1757/File-Upload-with-ASP-NET

hope this helps :)
0

Featured Post

Technology Partners: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Many of us here at EE write code. Many of us write exceptional code; just as many of us write exception-prone code. As we all should know, exceptions are a mechanism for handling errors which are typically out of our control. From database errors, t…
International Data Corporation (IDC) prognosticates that before the current the year gets over disbursing on IT framework products to be sent in cloud environs will be $37.1B.
Are you ready to implement Active Directory best practices without reading 300+ pages? You're in luck. In this webinar hosted by Skyport Systems, you gain insight into Microsoft's latest comprehensive guide, with tips on the best and easiest way…

696 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question