How to allow large files to be uploaded into Sharepoint

To upload large files to Sharepoint 2007, running on Windows Server 2008, do the following:

(These increase the file size limit to 100MB and timeouts to 10minutes.)

In the central administration screens do the following:

1. Get into the SharePoint Central Administration Site

2. Select “Application Management”

3. Under the “SharePoint Web Application Management” section select “Web Application General Settings”

4. Change the “Maximum Upload Size” to 100MB.

In IIS of the web front end server websites:

1. Go to the website, click advanced settings, then the connection limits expansion

2. Set Connection Timeout to 600.

In Program Files\Common Files\Microsoft Shared\Web server extensions\12\TEMPLATE\LAYOUTS
Adjust the upload.aspx setting to read:

<location path=”upload.aspx”>
<httpRuntime executionTimeout=”999999″ maxRequestLength=”2097151″ />

Adjust the virtual directory web.config to read:

<httpRuntime executionTimeout=”999999″ maxRequestLength=”51200″ />


Add this section in system.webserver

<requestLimits maxAllowedContentLength="104857600"/>

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