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From "Bogdan Cristea" <crist...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] The simplest of questions ...
Date Wed, 23 Apr 2008 08:05:03 GMT
On Wed, Apr 23, 2008 at 10:58 AM, Emmanuel E <emmanuel.e@gmx.net> wrote:
> Trying to send this message across for the third time - wonder why the spam
> score keeps exceeding the treshold
>
>  I didnt quite get you there - how does a web interface use sftp? Java
> applets or something?

This web interface has two options: HTML or Java applet.
I am not very sure that it uses sftp, however the web browser uses https.

>
>  Regarding file upload/download, I agree with you that there should be a
> better way. Alternatives that I can think of which would be:
>
>  1) WebDAV
>  apache supports webdav, and MSIE has it built in, though probably wouldnt
> work as effortlessly on non windows machines . there is also a FF windows
> only addin http://openwebfolder.mozdev.org/
>  I like this approach as it allows single/multiple file drag and drop.
>
>  2) Using the PUT method.
>  This was meant to be the way for placing files on the server using the HTTP
> protocol. unfortunately i think it didnt achieve critical mass amongst web
> users and slowly fell into disuse. apache dosent support except through a
> script though there is a mod_put available here -
> http://perso.ec-lyon.fr/lyonel.vincent/apache/mod_put.html and i doubt any
> web browser supports it.
>
>  3) Use scripts on the server side - simple ones like the one i sent or more
> complex ones like what picasa uses.
>
>  one of the biggest problems i face with uploads is that typically file
> transfers cannot be resumed over HTTP. dont know if dav allows resume and if
> clients support it.
>
>
>
> > Bogdan Cristea wrote:
> >
> > >      Seeing this message, I'm wondering if there is a solution for
> > > upload/download files from the Internet using public access. I have
> > > seen a web Interface using sftp, but I have not found an open source
> > > project. Could you give some suggestions please?
> > >
> >
>
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