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Large file uploads in ASP.NET

Monday, 28 April, 2008 4 comments

Large file uploads in ASP.NET

Uploading files via the FileUpload control gets tricky with big files. The default maximum filesize is 4MB – this is done to prevent denial of service attacks in which an attacker submitted one or more huge files which overwhelmed server resources. If a user uploads a file larger than 4MB, they’ll get an error message: “Maximum request length exceeded.”

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