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Physical Adress for Downloading Files

by YASER_ANJ / January 22, 2005 4:41 AM PST

I am new to web designing. I have a question that can I use physical adress to give the download links to my files. The files r on the webserver. SO i was wondering the way u can specify the physical adress to databases same way can I give out physical address for people to download the files for my server. Is it possible to do that. I wanted to do this so that peopel can't steal links to my files and use up my bandwith.

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by Andrea B. / January 26, 2005 9:23 AM PST

What do you mean by "physical address"? What kind of files do you have that have you that worried about "stealing bandwidth"?

In general, anybody who visits your pages downloads your stuff - just to see it. That's not stealing - that's how the internet works.

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by YASER_ANJ / February 4, 2005 7:08 AM PST
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No not that how about some exe,zip or media files on my website

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by Andrea B. / February 5, 2005 9:01 AM PST
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We're either not speaking the same language or I'm just not getting what you want - but ANYTHING on your website in order to be even viewed on anybody elses computer is downlaoded, whether you like it or not.

If you want to keep stuff for yourself - don't publish it!!!

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