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Old 06-14-2005, 11:39 PM   #1
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Online File Storage


I'm looking for a piece of software that will allow me access to my files from any computer with web access. Nomally I just use FTP but I want this to be usable to my roommates, who aren't that technically inclined.

The school I go to has Novell netstorage installed on their machines, and I'd like to use a lot of the basic functionality of this system.I've tried ATM but it does not allow me to set permissions on individual folders which is one of the things I would really like.

I've been trying to find something utilizing php as I have some experience programming in php and it would give me the ability to change things if I felt it was necessary.

Any suggestions would be great. Thanks

Old 06-15-2005, 01:26 AM   #2
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Why don't you just set up a webserver requiring authentication (user/password)?
Old 06-15-2005, 01:11 PM   #3
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Maybe I don't know enough about it, but I would there be any file management capabilites that way. I want my users to be able to upload files too.
Old 06-15-2005, 02:39 PM   #4
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Make people upload with SCP (it is more secure than FTP).

If you have access to the webserver, you could think about using WebDav.

Old 06-15-2005, 09:52 PM   #5
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I cheat. I find a free site that offers web and/or email and
use their space.



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