Control::MapPathSecure Method (String^)


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Retrieves the physical path that a virtual path, either absolute or relative, maps to.

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

public protected:
String^ MapPathSecure(
	String^ virtualPath


Type: System::String^

A relative or root relative URL.

Return Value

Type: System::String^

The physical path to the requested file.

Exception Condition

virtualPath is null or an empty string ("").

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 MapPathSecure method to obtain the physical path of a virtual directory of the containing Page or UserControl object.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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