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Old 01-06-2005, 01:23 PM   #1
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Suggestions for web based file servers

Can anyone suggest an open web based file server that supports multiple users with exclusive directory privileges? Preferably php/mysql built but not necessary.
All the ones i found allow all users to access all files/folders with varying rwx permissions. I need to be able to use this with multiple clients each with exclusive access to thier files.

Thanks for the help,
Old 01-06-2005, 05:14 PM   #2
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You should look in to unix ACL's (access control lists) on the filesystems. no Linux filesystem. uses these by default, but in many cases its just a matter of mounting the filesstem with the proper option (can't remember the option), and then configuring it like in windows (works the same way), I know that reiser and ext2/3 supports it.

you manipulate the permissions with the commands "setfacl" and getfacl"

with ACL's you can control the access to individual files and folder on a pr. user or pr group basis.

good luck
Old 01-17-2005, 06:48 PM   #3
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Were you able to find anything?

I tried using Invision Power File Manager -
But I'm not happy with it.

- no secured access (SSL) that I could tell
- can only really work with files within the webserver directory
- has limits on uploads (web browser/server timeouts).



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