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How to get the path of the ContextRoot

Corey Harden
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I'm creating a page that allows users to upload files to a server. I want the file upload location to be inside of an images folder in the root of the website. Is there a way to get the exact location of where the Root folder sits on the server so I can use that path to save to the images folder? I need to be able to this in a way that would make it portable. Thanks in advance!
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Bear Bibeault
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javax.servlet.ServletContext#getRealPath(String)
Corey Harden
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Thanks!
 
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