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Setting maximum file uploading size

By , 21 Feb 2010
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We can set the maximum file upload size for the web application application. For that, we need to set following properties in the httpRuntime section, which is under <system.web>, which will be under <configuration> section.
 
maxRequestLength - This attribute is used to set is the maximum file upload size. We have to specify this size in kilobytes(default is 4096 KB i.e. 4 MB). We can set this to use it according to our requirements, we can increase for uploading large sized files or decrease it to restrict user to limited length.
 
ExecutionTimeout - This attribute is used to set maximum number of seconds that a request is allowed to execute before automatically shut down
 

<configuration>
<system.web>
<httpRuntime maxRequestLength="20480" executionTimeout="1500"/>
</system.web>
</configuration>

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Indrajeet Sutar
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Am Indrajeet T. Sutar. I am a web developer. I am working on .net technology. I have completed my Masters in Computers and Management (people call it as MCA, MBA etc.) Apart from programming i do photography (not regularly though), traveling and reading books.

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