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Old August 13th, 2003, 07:15 PM
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Default fileSystemObject Problem

Hi guys,

I've been having difficulty with creating and deleting a file through ASP and I wondered if anyone here could help guide me.

Here's my code so far

Dim tempFileName
tempFileName = "joy.txt"

Dim objFSO
Set objFSO = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")


Set objFSO = Nothing
I don't get any errors with this but I don't get any file!

I'm running this file from an internal server on our network, that's mapped to 'MY' P: although I think the file is held on the 'SERVERS' C:, when I run a search for the file I can't find it anywhere, it's just not getting created I guess. Has anyone come across this before?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Ok, I've managed to ge that working for me, I found out that it was writing to the C: and that I had been looking at the D: instead, Doh!

I've another related question however, is there a way I can find out the current drive path, and have that in a variable, something like Response.Write(server.MapServerPath) = "c:/inetpub/wwwroot/"


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If you put a folder name into the server.mappath statement below which is in the WWWRoot it will return the physical address of that folder:

strPath = Server.MapPath("/yourFolderName")

to find the folder you are in:

strPath = Server.MapPath("./")



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