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Re: DAV 'drop box'

From: Sean Davis <sdavis2@mail.nih.gov>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 10:32:29 -0500
Message-ID: <4589578D.1050609@mail.nih.gov>
To: Tristan Fiedler <fiedler@cshl.edu>
CC: w3c-dist-auth@w3.org

Tristan Fiedler wrote:
>
> I am using a DAV server for a project where authorized users will 
> upload large data files to our DAV site (linux running apache).  I 
> have been able to set up the apache directives to allow users to 
> upload files, but wanted to know if there is a way to allow *only* 
> file uploads, and thus prevent users from reading files already 
> present in the DAV directory, and also from deleting/downloading files 
> already present in the DAV directory.
>
> Basically, I am attempting to create a "drop box" where users must 
> login, then can upload their file but not delete or read material 
> already present on the DAV folder.  I currently have the httpd.conf 
> file :
>
>    <Location /dav_directory>
>    DAV On
>    AllowOverride None
>    Options +Indexes
>    AuthType Basic
>    AuthName "authorization"
>    AuthUserFile /path/to/passwd/file
>    <Limit GET OPTIONS PUT POST DELETE PROPFIND PROPPATCH MKCOL COPY 
> MOVE LOCK UNLOCK>
>        Require user foobar
>    </Limit>
> </Location>
I asked this last year and I don't think things have changed.  It isn't 
possible to create an ftp-like drop box using webDAV.

Sean
Received on Wednesday, 20 December 2006 17:46:13 GMT

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