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HostingEnvironment.ApplicationPhysicalPath Property

Gets the physical path on disk to the application's directory.

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

public static string ApplicationPhysicalPath { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.String
The physical path on disk to the application's directory.

The following code example uses the ApplicationPhysicalPath property to construct a path to a data file in the application's App_Data directory. For the full code required to run the example, see the Example section of the VirtualPathProvider class overview topic.

// Set the datafile path relative to the application's path.
dataFile = HostingEnvironment.ApplicationPhysicalPath + "App_Data\\XMLData.xml";

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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