Fixing SharePoint/MOSS uploads

Sometimes our users want to upload video to document libraries, which is understandable as there’s no fileshare for them to use. The trouble has been in the past that the upload limit is set to 50MB. This being the 21st century I thought I’d make life a little more rational and change it to 200MB or so. So! Into Central Admin, find the max upload and we’re away.

Except, of course, we’re not because it didn’t work.

Consulting the Google oracle I found this:

Which lead me to:

Now, with all the changes made to web.config, and I’m still getting an error saying the file is larger than allowed. Uh oh. Back to Central Admin, back to the setting, which is under Application Management->Web Application General Settings. Turns out I had the wrong web application selected.

Oh well. Stupid errors caused by stupid oversights again.

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