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How do I password protect a file download link

Thread began 8/30/2012 5:58 pm by GaryDCoxDFW | Last modified 8/31/2012 10:38 am by GaryDCoxDFW | 2996 views | 1 replies

Jason ByrnesWebAssist

to protect your files from unauthorized download, they need to be stored outside of the web root so that they cannot be access directly through a URL in your site.

you would then create a page that is password protected using security assist.

Add a form with a download button to the page, And use the File Manipulation Download file behavior to add the ability to download the file.

NOTE: storing files outside the web root may not be possible if you are using a shared hosting account. you may need dedicated hosting.

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