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How to upload files to windows network shared drive

rahulJ james
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I am building an application with struts 2 FW. I wanted to have a plage where the user should be able to upload a word doc to the network drive. Any suggestions
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David Newton
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What's "FW"?

Just upload the file normally then copy it. What specific problem are you having?
rahulJ james
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FW - framework
Ulf Dittmer
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If you're doing this on a non-Windows platform then you'll need to use a library like jCIFS that understands SMB so it can access Windows shared drives. But the jCIFS API is just about identical to the java.io classes (in particular, File and File[In|Out]putStream) so you should have little problem converting your code.
rahulJ james
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Thanks.. I am building in the windows and later I will be moving this application to the unix environment. Will I be having any issues with this.

I connect to the windows shared drive through the File.io and I am able to create folders. My concern is how to upload the file to the desired location

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rahulJ james wrote:Thanks.. I am building in the windows and later I will be moving this application to the unix environment. Will I be having any issues with this.
If you're asking about jCIFS, it's pure Java. I use it to move files from an IBM System i (a.k.a. iSeries a.k.a. AS/400) to Windows machines. So it should work on Unix boxes too.
I connect to the windows shared drive through the File.io and I am able to create folders. My concern is how to upload the file to the desired location
I know very little about Struts but from the questions I've seen here it looks to me like file uploading is built into it somehow.
rahulJ james
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If it is pure java.. So am I going in the right direction by using file.io or Somethingelse I have to look into..
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I think you somehow missed my previous post...
 
I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
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