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From Oleg Kalnichevski <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: MultipartFileUploadApp succeeds uploading file - but not upploaded
Date Fri, 20 Jan 2006 16:37:39 GMT
Geir Ove Skjaervik wrote:
> Hello,
> I have now used days seraching the net for a solution to this problem.
> Please help.
> I am running Tomcat 5.5 locally on my computer under Windows XP Pro. I
> am trying to upload a simple 1 line text file to the server to a
> directory called "uploads" located directly under ROOT. 
> I am uses the Jakarta HTTPClient and the MultipartFileUploadApp example
> to do this. The "uploads" directory is not username / password
> protected:  I have successfully downloaded contents of files from this
> directory using a simple Http Connection in a Java program.
> MultipartFileUploadApp says the upload succeded, and returns the Server
> (Tomcat) response which is simply Html that lists the contents of the
> "uploads" directory: It does NOT contain the file I tried to uplad.
> Checking the directory in the FIle Explorer confirms the file is not
> there.
> Is there any settings in Tomcat server.xml or web.xml for the "uploads"
> directory that must be set to allow uploads ? If so which?
> In your reply, please consider that I am not an expert Tomcat user !

Geir Ove,
Tomcat as well as many other servlet containers do not provide support 
for multipart/form-data encoded content out of the box. One needs a 
special library to parse multipart uploads, such as Jakarta Commons 
FileUpload. What library are you using, if any?


> Thanks in advance for all help !
> regards
> Geir Ove 
> Norway

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