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Discuss the DataObjectManager module, and the related ImageGallery module.

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SWFUpload and htaccess password protected site


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LesC

Community Member, 70 Posts

17 October 2009 at 11:27pm

Hi,

I'm trying to let a client upload their images on a prototype version of their site that is blanket protected by htaccess in the root folder.

However SWFUpload fails with a 401 (not authorized), because it doesn't pass the logged in details.

Is there anyway for me to protect a site from access but still allow the admins to upload files?

I've tried only protecting the sapphire folder but it still fails.

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UncleCheese

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18 October 2009 at 5:19am

SWFUpload will not work with secure or password protected connections because the Flash request starts a new session. You need to make sure the upload_url, which I believe is /FileDataObjectManager_Controller/handleswfupload, is open to the public. You can get the exact url by setting SWFUploadConfig::debug(); and looking in the debug window.

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LesC

Community Member, 70 Posts

19 October 2009 at 12:35am

Thanks UncleCheese - I thought it'd be something to do with the Flash element (it has the same problem in Rails!).

Do you (or anyone) know how to turn off htaccess protection for a single folder when the whole site is protected?

Cheers

L