[Theforum] CreateFolder problem

Martin Paul Burns martin.burns at uk.ibm.com
Wed Nov 20 03:42:32 CST 2002


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I am facing a problem in ASP.
I want to create a folder at the server side.
I am not able to create it.
I have done the following :

1.I made a new virtual directory called FolderCreation
in Default Web Site.

2.By right clicking the virtual directory and going to
properties i set the local path as C:\Doc..and

3.By right clicking the folder named "Folder" in
desktop ,and going to its properties,and under the
security tab i gave All(Full control,i.e all check
boxes checked)Permission .

4.Now i wrote WriteFile.asp in "Folder" and the
contents of which is as follows

<%@ LANGUAGE=VBScript %>

Function CreateFolderDemo
Dim fso, f
Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
Set f = fso.CreateFolder("c:\New Folder")
CreateFolderDemo = f.Path
End Function



5.By right clicking C drive and going to its
peoperties and under security tab, i add IUSR_SUNIL
and gave all permissions.

6.Now in the address bar of IE i typed


I am using IIS 5.0 and windows 2000 professional.

it is taking long time without displaying anything.and
also no folder is getting created.

I am not able to find the problem .If anyone can help
me in this i will be greatful to him/her.

Thanx in advance

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