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joehesse
post Sep 4 2018, 05:45 AM
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Is there a way to store secure pdf documents on a web server, outside the server's root directory, so they can only be viewed by authorized users from their browser?
Since these files are outside the server's root directory, they can only be accessed by code running on the server. Is there some PHP magic that will do what I want?
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post Sep 4 2018, 09:41 AM
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Not sure, Christian probably knows this better, but I *think* you can make PHP copy the file to a web accessible directory.

But why do the files need to be above the root? Can't you just use a password protected directory? Passwords must come into it anyway.
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