See my post today about a file upload problem, which includes a complete
script to do this (and more). My script works, but
times out on very large files, otherwise it is a champ...
On Mon, 03 Dec 2001 15:16:09 -0500, Jim wrote:
> I've done this successfully both with PHP and VB/ASP. I think PHP is the
> easiest, but there are several things that could go wrong.
> There is usually a 2MB limit to the file size and the safe mode setting
> also affects the outcome.
> On the HTML side, you must include ENCTYPE=multipart/form-data in your
> <form> tag.
> Once the file is uploaded (you can verify through phpinfo() command) you
> have to move it someplace. This can be tricky depending on how your
> server is set up. As a security, some servers do not allow scripts to
> save files.
> One solution is to have your script open an ftp socket and put the file
> in the right place. This way, the script has the ftp password which
> should be kept secret from the user.
>>I have a VB program which can download files from a web-site. The
>>webserver is running Apache where we use PHP scripting. That is all
>>Now I want to let certain people upload data from their PC's. I don't
>>want to use FTP, because I don't want to hand out password's (also not
>>in the code we are distributing). Anonymous FTP is not possible.
>>I can upload files to the site from a browser, but I would to make it
>>(very) easy for people to upload their data: a number of them are not
>>very familiar with computers.
>>I have seen (www.google.com) references to uploading from VB to IIS
>>servers, but how about to Apache/PHP? I've tried some examples with the
>>MicroSoft Internet Control and "executing" the POST command, but the
>>file would not be uploaded (the PHP script did not get it anyway).
>>Should it be possible?
>>If so, can somebody point in the right direction/example? If not, could
>>somebody please explain why not?
>>Thanks in advance for your help,
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