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Little Leach: Serve files protected from direct download

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This class can be used to serve files protected from direct download.

It sets a session variable with the name of file that is made available for download from a page link.

The class can serve the file for download only if it is session variable is set, thus preventing that file be download directly without going to the page with the download link.

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- place .htaccess file to the directory which you want to lock - pathes to the locked directorys must be writed from the server document root directory new leach($pathes) - creates Leach and give to him pathes of the directorys where it must search files. leach->setAccess() - give access to the file. It write filename to the Session vars. So he know whether user goes to it throught direct link or not. leach->getFile($filename,$dirname) - get's the file. Where filename - name of the file and dirname - name of the locked directory from the pathes array. If it null, Leach will search file in all listed directorys.

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Accessible without login Plain text file getfile.php Example example
Accessible without login Plain text file leach.php Example example
Accessible without login Plain text file README.TXT Doc. Installation readme
Plain text file .htaccess Conf. file access for Apache
Accessible without login Plain text file little_leach.php Class class

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