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blizunt7 09-15-2008 08:54 PM

php to confirm a file was downloaded from server
 
Hey all,
Is there a way for the server (Linux ES4), using php to determine if a file was downloaded, and completed?

I am using header information to "push" a file to the user, when he/she clicks download, but I'd like the server to be able to know if the file was successfully downloaded (power failure, internet interruption, etc).

Seems like once I send the header info, thats it.

Any ideas.
Thanks everyone!

Mr. C. 09-16-2008 01:17 AM

Don't your logs show the transfer size of the file?

j-ray 09-16-2008 02:34 AM

the logs are the only source of wisdom here as Mr. C. indicates. If you want to be sure a particular user has downloaded a particular file you may create a temporary directory, move the file there and let that user download the file from there. Name the directory like the sessionid so you may have a distinct proof...


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