file upload in sitefinity ??

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  1. Rusty Rhoads
    Rusty Rhoads avatar
    1 posts
    Member since:
    Dec 2007

    Posted 16 May 2008 Link to this post

    When trying to upload a file in sitefinity, a messege shows up saying "Access to the file path is denied", can someone suggest a solution for this and also where are the files stored in database?
  2. Rebecca
    Rebecca avatar
    8 posts

    Posted 17 May 2008 Link to this post

    Hi Ron Van Volkenburgh,

    We are aware of this issue in Sitefinity > Files and it has already been fixed for the upcoming SP2 that should be out by the end of the month.
    In fact, the files are uploaded fine in the File Manager. You can try setting full permissions to the WebSites folder, using the "Replace permissions entrie on all child objects..." option; this helps to get rid of the Access denied message in most cases. We are sorry for the inconvenience this has caused.

    Please note that when uploading files using the Sitefinity File Manager (Files tab), the images are always stored in the file system, while using the Insert an image or Insert a document dialogs in the rich text editor (Generic Content instances at the Pages, Templates or Modules tab), you can choose whether to store the files in the database or the file system.

    Kind regards,
    the Telerik team

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