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Asp.net site needs to access file across a workgroup

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

I have an ASP.net 2.0 website that sits on a Windows XP SP3 box on IIS 5.1.  The website needs to go across a UNC path to another server to grab an image file.  Both boxes are in the same workgroup but no domain is setup.  I have created the same user on both boxes with the same password and the website is using anonymous access using that account.  The account is an admin on both boxes(i know security risk but this is for testing).  File.Exists() just keeps returning false but the file is there.  I suspect it has something to do with the ASPNET account but i'm at a loss.  I've tried aspnet impersonation using that account as well with no luck.  Any ideas?  Thanks in advance.

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