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File Size Upload Limits using Godaddy Hosting

I've been working on a new project for a friend of mine and came across an issue with trying to upload photos using the infamous freeASPUpload code.  I've used the code in the past for some past projects but don't recall having issues with limits on uploading files.

I'm posting this on my blog b/c there's nothing on the internet that discusses this (or at least I wasn't able to find any explanations), and hopefully this can be a resource to someone else that comes across the same issue.

Now I know there are other options, utilities, etc. for uploading pics/files/etc. but freeASPUpload is simple, I've used it in the past, and this project is pretty basic. 

So, if you want to change the upload file size limit you will first want to go into your Godaddy's hosting account.  Next go into the Virtual Directories option, then click on Directory Properties.  Towards the bottom there is a section called "Maximum size of entity body of an ASP request (KB)", this is where you can change the value but first uncheck the statement next to it that says "defined by IIS".

Click OK and you can now upload bigger sized files through the uploader! 

Hopefully this helps someone in the future!

If you'd like to take a look at the website I'm currently working go to ClickBidHunt.com

It's about 75% complete at the moment (June 22, 2018); it's a website that allows hunters to make bids on properties to hunt on.



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