DotNetNuke Bin Folder

Understanding the Bin directory in DotNetNuke

There are a bunch of folders that are setup in a new DotNetNuke folder. Admin App_Code App_Data App_GlobalResources Bin Controls DesktopModules Portals Providers to name a few. The \bin or folder is a special folder in asp.net websites. It is a shared code folder that is set to have special security permissions. Putting compiled assemblies into the Bin folder can represent a security risk. If you wrote the code yourself and compiled it, then you know what the code does. However, you should treat compiled code in the Bin folder as you would treat any executable code. Be wary of compiled code until you have tested it and are confident that you understand what it… Read More »Understanding the Bin directory in DotNetNuke