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Large files, using FileUpload in Sharepoint

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 21, 2010    Points: 0   Category :ASP.Net

Hello All.

We have a problem with some people working from home where when uploading 30-40mb (max upload is 50mb) they are timing out.

Naturally when these people are on site they have no problems because of the network speed with have.

What are peoples thoughts about extening the time out period, working on an 250k upload speed from home, we would be thinking about 20 to 30 mins.

Please discuss all aspects of this, we are in a real quandry.



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