[TYPO3-english] TYPO3 and storing documents - I wasn't clear -sorry

Colin & Maureen Pridham cmbigsnow at bigpond.com
Wed Aug 17 09:43:51 CEST 2011

Thank you. :)

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Subject: Re: [TYPO3-english] TYPO3 and storing documents - I wasn't clear

Hi Colin,

>    I actually didn't explain myself correctly.
> I actually meant that external web site users who access my site.
> How do I let external users safely access a whole folder of files without
> any security risk to my site  ?

What is the security risk of hosting documents and letting them being 

As explained by Steffen, put them in some directory and (for example) 
use a file list plugin to render a list of files to be downloaded.

If you want to make sure only authorized persons are downloading your 
files (after authentication for instance), you may have a look at 
naw_secure_dl (again, just an example).

If you really need more than this, well, there are solutions as well but 
I don't want to talk about them unless you show that you need that :)


Xavier Perseguers
Release Manager TYPO3 4.6

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