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i have saved encrypted text as string variable...i wanna to save those variable as text file in my local disk in asp.net....i try to write text file but getting this error"c:/cloud/file.txt -not a virtual path"
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Updated 27-Feb-13 19:24pm
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 28-Feb-13 1:29am    
Why?!
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bbirajdar 28-Feb-13 1:45am    
show your code

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There are no situations when hard-coding any path names in the application can be useful. In all programming, in general. Now, as to ASP.NET or any other server-side HTTP server technology, this is especially bad thing: the Web applications are executed in such a sandboxed environment where it is impossible to access any files beyond the sub-directory representing the site's root. You simply won't get permissions for doing so. For some very good reasons.

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Deenuji 28-Feb-13 4:02am    
thank u sir...i want to ask one more question sir???
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 28-Feb-13 11:26am    
Oh, sure. If it is related, ask right here by a comment, if not, you are always welcome to ask a new one. If you want to notify me, also write your comment here and give a link to this question. If I can answer, I will.
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Espen Harlinn 28-Feb-13 8:18am    
Good points, permissions are certainly required :-D
Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov 28-Feb-13 11:27am    
Which won't be granted anyway, if this is some absolute path outside the site's root directory... :-)
Thank you, Espen.
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