RBS sample "Absolute path is required" runtime error

Mar 22, 2011 at 12:45 PM
Edited Mar 22, 2011 at 12:59 PM


this sample is the only available resource to understand the RBS API...lots of thanks for providing it..

i successfully configured my DB server and App server with RBS installation. when i try to run the Application.exe ,i am facing an issue.

the error message is as follows


Running Remote Blob Storage Sample ApplicationSuccessfully created Application test tables.

Running the Store Simple SampleAn error occurred when running the Application sample.System.ArgumentException: Absolute path information is required. at System.Security.Util.StringExpressionSet.CreateListFromExpressions(String[] str, Boolean needFullPath)   at System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission.AddPathList(FileIOPermissionAccess access, AccessControlActions control, String[] pathListOrig, Boolean checkForDuplicates, Boolean needFullPath, Boolean copyPathList)   at System.Security.Permissions.FileIOPermission..ctor(FileIOPermissionAccessaccess, String path)   at System.Reflection.Assembly.LoadFile(String path)   at Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.ProviderClass.Initialize()   at Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.Global.Initialize()   at Microsoft.Data.SqlRemoteBlobs.SqlRemoteBlobContext..ctor(SqlConnection connection, BlobStoreCredentialsList credentialsList, ConfigItemList config)   at Microsoft.Samples.RemoteBlobStorage.StoreSimple.RunStoreSimple(String connectionString)   at Microsoft.Samples.RemoteBlobStorage.Application.Main(String[] args)

i am tryin to store blob by network UNC path "\\remotesystem\blobstore"..

where "remotesystem" is the system where "blobstore" is shared folder and i am using it as blobstore.. 

can anyone please help me to understand what exactly is going wrong....

thanks a lot