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    Question .tmp

    Quick question - how long does a .tmp file remain on the server? Or how can you manage it - can this be specified to a certain folder?

    I'm an inquisitive lad at heart

    I have created the file using getTempName() for a feature that could get used a lot (downloading appointments for the users outlook account)
    Last edited by pemcconnell; 10-03-2007 at 04:53 PM.
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    Temp files remain on the server / client computer until

    a) Your code destroys them

    b) Your code overwrites them

    c) The server admin / cron job / scheduled task / user clears temp files.

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