hmm sounds logical. The idea was to protect the image directory from people who would like to download all the image files. Somebody told me to place the dir outside the document root. So this seems to be wrong.
What would you suggest to prevent people from downloading all the image files? Thanx, Andy "Rasmus Lerdorf" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> schrieb im Newsbeitrag [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > Think about what you are doing a bit here. You want to store the pictures > outside of your document_root, yet you want to reference them directly > from a web page. That makes absolutely no sense. By definition, > something that can be accessed directly through your web server must be > accessible from your document_root. > > The way to do this is to write a little PHP wrapper script that you stick > in your document_root that does a readfile() on the file stored outside of > the document_root. > > -Rasmus > > On Thu, 21 Mar 2002, andy wrote: > > > Hi there, > > > > I am trying to put my images outside the http server root. Anywhere else on > > my system to make it inpossible to "steal" those files and images with wget. > > > > My problem is how to access the files myself :-) I tryed <img > > src="/home/user/test/images/22.jpg"> But the server understands : > > server.com/home/user/test/images/22.jpg > > > > So how could I do this? I guess this is possible, isn't it? > > > > Thanx for any help, > > > > Andy > > > > > > > > -- > > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php