Retrieves the physical path that a virtual path, either absolute or relative, maps to.
Parameters virtualPath Type: System ::String A relative or root relative URL. Return Value
System ::String The physical path to the requested file.
This method can only be used by server controls that have permissions to read files and which are part of fully trusted .dll files, such as System.Web.dll. This helps prevent security breaches.
The following example uses the
method to obtain the physical path of a virtual directory of the containing MapPathSecure or Page object. UserControl
No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.
Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see
.NET Framework System Requirements.