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File Not Found Exception while accessing file from UNC Path RRS feed

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  • Hi,

    I have a requirement to access the file present in UNC path.

    While accessing the file, application throws file not exception and file size is shown as 0 KB.

    The same file shows size > 0 KB when copied and pasted in windows explorer.

    Is this the limitation or by design from Framework side?

    Thanks in advance,

    Vijay Zalaki 

    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 12:18 PM

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    Wednesday, December 19, 2018 2:12 PM
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  • Hi Vijay Zalaki,

    Thank you for posting here.

    For your question, you want to know why it will have the exception.

    If the file does not exist in the UNC path, it will generate an exception.

    Here is my test code.

    string FileName= @"\\xxx\test1\test2.txt";
                FileStream stream = new FileStream(FileName, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read, FileShare.Read);
                StreamReader reader = new StreamReader(stream);
                Console.WriteLine(reader.ReadToEnd());
    

    Result: 

    Best regards,

    Jack J Jun.





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