I think this is only an issue with an un-patched IE5.01, anything higher than that should work fine.
.b > -----Original Message----- > From: Negrea Mihai [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED]] > Sent: 23 April 2002 12:26 > To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Subject: [PHP] file download in IE > > > Hi! > > How on earth do I make Internet Explorer to download a file > generated with: > > header("Content-type: application/octet-stream"); > header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=$fname"); > include($this->dir . $fname); > exit; > > It works on http but I need it on https and if I try to download > it through > https Internet explorer says it can't find the website.. after it > asks me if > I want to save the file. > I have checked the page and it works with: netscape under windows and > konqueror, galeon, netscape under linux. > > I have seen reports on the web about this "feature" of Internet > explorer and > they all say to download some service pack.. I have updated my internet > explorer to the latest 6 version with all the updates on the web > but it still > does not work! > > Anyone knows a workaround for this? I don't want to do it with header > ("Location: somefile") because the file that I want to make available for > download is outside the webroot and i want it to be accessible > only through > my script. > > Thanks a lot! > > Eagerly waiting for a response, > > Mihai > > -- > 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