[TYPO3] Restrict access to fileadmin?

Bernhard Kraft kraftb at kraftb.at
Fri Feb 3 20:52:01 CET 2006

Heiner Lamprecht wrote:
> Hi,
> is there any possibility to restrict the access to the 
> fileadmin-area, from the client side?  I want to upload files 
> through the backend, but these files must not be accessible for 
> normal visitors, but only with a login.
> It is no problem to generate a restricted webpage.  But the files 
> are still available, if someone enters their URL directly.
> Any solution possible?

Place a .htaccess file into the directory which inhibits the direct access to
it and use a "download" extension like "nf_downloads" go make links to the
files and download them via a downloader script.


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