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Language: ASP.NET
Expertise: Beginner
Mar 10, 2009

Getting Around the 4MB Limit in ASP.NET

As many developers have found when uploading files from an FTP server or shared drive, by default, ASP.NET programs cannot upload a dataset from a file that exceeds 4MB.

You can fix this by overriding the default value of 4MB in the web.config file.

<httpRuntime executionTimeout="420"  maxRequestLength="40960" />
Please note that the value is in KB.

Srinath M
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