HTTP Upload vs. SOAP Request (how they are different)

What is the difference between an HTTP Upload and a SOAP Request? An upload is an HTTP request that uses the multipart/form-data content-type. (All HTTP requests and responses are MIME, and the format of a given request is determined by the content-type.) A SOAP request, on the other hand, has a content-type of text/xml, which means it is composed of […]

Upload from ASP code to FTP Server

I get the following support problem about once per week from ASP developers: The ASP developer wants to upload a file from the client computer where the browser is running, to an FTP server.  He writes ASP code to do the FTP upload, but cannot understand why the file is not found.  The thing the ASP developer doesn’t realize is […]

FTP Upload Files to Web Server?

Question: We are trying out the FTP2 ActiveX component for ASP. What we need to do is have people be able to upload files to the web server over the Internet. Is this component able to do this – or can it only FTP files that are already on the web server? Answer: This is a common question. The need […]

IIS 6.0 Upload Size Limit

The AspMaxRequestEntityAllowed Metabase Property (IIS 6.0) specifies the maximum number of bytes allowed in the entity body of an ASP request. The default value is 2MB. To upload files greater than this size, this IIS metabase property must be changed on the server.

File Upload Limits in IIS7 – Increasing the Size Limit

A web application running in IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 will reject any upload that is larger than 30MB. This is the default size limit for IIS7. To increase the maximum file size, add the following code to <system.webServer> in the web.config file: (This example sets the limit to 500MB) <security> <requestFiltering> <requestLimits maxAllowedContentLength=”500000000″ /> </requestFiltering> </security> You must restart […]