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Limiting the size of an uploaded file

Limiting the size of an uploaded file

(OP)
Hello

I have the following script to upload files:

CODE -->

Protected Sub btnUpload_Click(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles btnUpload.Click
        If FileUpload1.HasFile Then
            Try
                FileUpload1.SaveAs("C:\Uploads\" & _
                   FileUpload1.FileName)
                Label1.Text = "File name: " & _
                     FileUpload1.PostedFile.FileName & "<br>" & _
                     "File Size: " & _
                     FileUpload1.PostedFile.ContentLength & "<br>" & _
                     "Content type: " & _
                     FileUpload1.PostedFile.ContentType & "<br>" & _
                     "Location Saved: C:\Uploads\" & _
                    FileUpload1.FileName
            Catch ex As Exception
                Label1.Text = "ERROR: " & ex.Message.ToString()
            End Try
        Else : Label1.Text = "You have not specified a file."
        End If

        Label1.Attributes.Add("style", "display:block")
    End Sub 

It seems to work OK. I also aim to limit the size of files that can be uploaded and use this Web1.config file (so I have two Web.config files: the other one has my database connection details in it):

CODE -->

<?xml version="1.0"?>

<configuration>

  <system.web>
    <compilation debug="false" targetFramework="4.5" />
    <httpRuntime targetFramework="4.5" />
  </system.web>


  <authentication mode="Forms">

    <authorization>
      <deny users="?" />
      <allow users="*" />
    </authorization>

    <forms loginUrl="upload.aspx"
         protection="All"
         timeout="30"
         name="AppNameCookie"
         path="/FormsAuth"
         requireSSL="false"
         slidingExpiration="true"
         defaultUrl="index.aspx"
         cookieless="UseCookies"
         enableCrossAppRedirects="false"/>
</authentication>

  <!--Limit file size to 500KB-->

  <system.web>
    <httpRuntime maxRequestLength="524288"/>
  </system.web>

</configuration> 

Is my upload.aspx or upload.aspx.vb file able to 'see' this Web.config file because I haven't referenced it in either of those two aspx files?

I wonder also if it may be worth notifying the user if he tries to go over the file size limit, but I am not sure how to do that.

Many thanks!



RE: Limiting the size of an uploaded file

(OP)
Many thanks for that, jbenson001

There are lots of links to other links there, too. Lots of reading to get through bigsmile

Blueie

RE: Limiting the size of an uploaded file

Glad to help

Shouldn't be too bad, lots of the links point to the same thing so it should be a short read.

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