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HostingEnvironment.MapPath Method

Maps a virtual path to a physical path on the server.

Namespace:  System.Web.Hosting
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static string MapPath(
	string virtualPath


Type: System.String

The virtual path (absolute or relative).

Return Value

Type: System.String
The physical path on the server specified by virtualPath.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0