In this Azure tutorial, we will discuss How To Access Azure Functions wwwroot Folder. and also will discuss Azure Function Access To The Path Is Denied.
How To Access Azure Functions wwwroot Folder? There are some ways to access Azure functions wwwroot folder. The best and easiest way is
- Using the Advanced Tool (Kudu)
Below, we will discuss in detail the steps to access the wwwroot folder.
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How To Access Azure Functions wwwroot Folder
The advanced tool (Kudu) is excellent for accessing the wwwroot directory using the Azure Portal. Follow the below steps to learn how to access Azure Functions’ wwwroot folder.
1. Log in to the Azure Portal (https://portal.azure.com/).
2. The next step is to go to the Azure Function app you created in the Azure Portal. Under the Development Tools section, click on the Advanced Tools link.
3. Click on the Go button on the Advanced Tools window as shown below.
4. You can see the Debug console DropDown on the top of the page. Select the CMD option from that dropdown.
5. Click on the Site folder from the below window as highlighted.
Here is the wwwroot folder that you want to access using the Kudu advanced tool.
If you click on the wwwroot folder, you can able to see your function as highlighted below. Click on your Function name to see your available files and folders.
You can see the files and folders for my Azure Function as shown below. You can click the highlighted download button to download any of the files as shown below.
In the Kudu Remote Execution Console, you can able to see the complete path to your Azure function.
Azure Function Access To The Path Is Denied
Many times, some of us get this error while doing any operations with different local files in the case of Azure Function, we get the error Azure Function Access To The Path Is Denied.
To avoid this type of error in the case of Azure functions, remember one important thing here, Always try to keep your files in the D:\home\site\wwwroot directory which is exactly where exactly the Azure Function resides. This is the suggested approach.
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