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I posted this question to the JSP forum but wonder if it might be applicable here. I need some help. I am using oreilly.servlet.MultipartRequest for file uploads and have the following issue. When I submit to upload an image(from my desktop) to my server it is working fine - I can upload an image from my desktop to my images dir no problem. But if I then select the same image on my desktop (that now exists in my images dir on the server) and try to upload it again (or basically overwrite it) I get the following error: java.io.FileNotFoundException: /home/sites/www.iponly601.com/web/live/images/mock3.gif (Permission denied) at java.io.FileOutputStream.open(Native Method) at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:102) at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:62) at java.io.FileOutputStream.<init>(FileOutputStream.java:132) at com.oreilly.servlet.multipart.FilePart.writeTo(FilePart.java:144) at com.oreilly.servlet.MultipartRequest.<init>(MultipartRequest.java:139) at com.oreilly.servlet.MultipartRequest.<init>(MultipartRequest.java:75) at _live._admin._preview__jsp._jspService(/live/admin/preview.jsp:48) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:74) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.subservice(Page.java:485) at com.caucho.server.http.FilterChainPage.doFilter(FilterChainPage.java:176) at com.caucho.server.http.Invocation.service(Invocation.java:278) at com.caucho.server.http.CacheInvocation.service(CacheInvocation.java:129) at om.caucho.server.http.RunnerRequest.handleRequest(RunnerRequest.java:338) at .caucho.server.http.RunnerRequest.handleConnection(RunnerRequest.java:270) at com.caucho.server.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:140) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:484) //end of stack Any idea why I can't overwrite a file that already exists? I have 777 permissions on the image directory I'm uploading to. I am using RESIN on a linux box. Any help is appreciated. BTW - My upload app worked fine on my local machine and had no probs. This occured only after I moved it to a host.
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Originally posted by Mark Stringham: I posted this question to the JSP forum but wonder if it might be applicable here. I need some help.
I would be interested to know how you are creating the file. I think the first thing I would consider is checking to see if the file exists first and, if so, deleting it before you create the new one.
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The file is simply uploaded from my desktop to the server - I'm unsure how the file is recreated. How would I detect if the file exists on the server and then delete if it does? Sounds like a good idea. Thanks Mark