As we expand our QA into ever farther reaches of the DotNetNuke application and especially the dark secrets of Microsoft IIS 7 and 7.5 we run into those "Gotcha's" that would drive mortals slightly insane
While testing for Content Staging and SharePoint Connector I discovered there's more than 1 governor of "Maximum File Size
This is not a surprise and fortunately if you need to have EXTRA large file uploads, > 30 Megabytes on a site all is not lost
Here's the short hand way to accomplish that goal
You want to create this line:
Logged into your Windows machine as Administrator or with an account having Administrator privileges:
Start --> Run type or copy and paste - C:\Windows\System32\inetsrv\config
Right click on applicationHost.config file and select "Open With"
If "NotePad doesn't show up choose "Default Program" and find and select a text editor (ie - NotePad)
Find the node and find this entry:
Edit the value to be above your known or anticipated "Max File Upload"
If does not exist then ADD it AT THE TOP of the file.
Save your changes to this file
You will now be able to upload files
There is a Microsoft KB article if you need a reference point:
You can also accomplish this same task IF you have "RequestFiltering" button available.
Click to open "RequestFilitering
Right click in the Main Window
Select "Edit Feature Settings"
Modify the value for "Maximum allowed content length (bytes)"
**********Please note that the value is stored and read out as BYTES************