Saving file to network folder using asp net mvc


ASP.NET is a popular programming language used for building web applications. One common task in web development is files to a network . In this article, we will explore how to accomplish this using ASP.NET MVC.

Step 1: Create a Controller

To begin, let's create a controller that will handle the file saving logic. In your ASP.NET MVC project, navigate to the folder and add a new controller called “FileController”.

 class FileController : Controller
    public ActionResult SaveFile()
        // Logic to save file to network folder
        return View();

Step 2: Create a View

Next, let's create a view that will allow users to upload a file. In the Views folder, create a new folder called “File” and add a new view called “SaveFile.cshtml”.

    ViewBag.Title = "Save File";

Save File

@using (Html.("SaveFile", "File", FormMethod.Post, new { enctype = "multipart/form-data" })) { }

Step 3: Handle File Upload

Now, let's implement the logic to handle the file upload in the controller. Modify the “SaveFile” action in the FileController as follows:

In this code, we first check if a file was uploaded. If so, we the file name and combine it with the network folder path. Finally, we save the file to the specified path using the SaveAs method.

Step 4: Test the File Saving

Now that we have implemented the file saving logic, let's test it. Run your ASP.NET MVC application and navigate to the “Save File” page. a file to upload and the “Save” button.

If everything is set up correctly, the file should be saved to the network folder specified in the code. You can this by checking the network folder for the uploaded file.


In this article, we have explored how to save files to a network folder using ASP.NET MVC. By following the outlined above, you should now be able to implement this functionality in your own web applications.

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