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Fernando Dominguez
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Joined: Sep 01, 2006
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Recently I have made a servlet to upload files to my aplication.
I needed to define the maximun size to upload.

The problem is that the size of the file is not checked until the file is fully uploaded.

Now, I'm using apache.commons.fileupload

Is there any way to check the size when the file is uploading?

Thanks in advance.
Jeanne Boyarsky
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Joined: May 26, 2003
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I haven't tried this, so it's more of speculation than an answer.

There is a streaming API in commons. If you were reading the stream, you could track how much is uploaded. You wouldn't be able to give the user a nice message as you'd have to just stop uploading at that point. But you could counter that with AJAX to state the server gave up.

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