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Strange...this occurs only on IE (v. 6 - not sure of other version) The same code works fine on Firefox.
> The file upload throws an Application type error if attached file is opened and
> it returns the following error message: "The MIME type of the uploaded file
> "application/octet-stream" was not accepted by the server." The file type I
> tried to attach was MS Word. It uploads fine if the file is closed.
> Is this expected behavior? Is there fix for this - to be able to upload a
> file while it is opened?
do you have an ACCEPT attribute defined in your <cffile>? if so, does it
include "application/octet-stream" MIME type?
I do and I excluded "application/octet-stream" intentionally. The attachment was MS Word and I included "application/msword."