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securing pdf files in an application

ipulse2
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Last Modified: 2013-12-24
Hi there.

Im trying to build an application that secures pdf files so that no one can upload them just by typing in the url.
They need to be in a secured directory and then accessed via a coldfusion page.
I have tried this but the only way I can seem to do this is via:

<cfheader
name="Content-Disposition"
value="attachment; filename=#filename#">
<cfcontent
type="application/unknown"
file="#filepath#">

Ive tried using application/pdf to display the page in the browser but all this seems to do is output the actual pdf code.
Any ideas?

Also thinking about storing the pdf's in a sql server database. Has anyone had any experience with this and also retrieving the pdf files?

Thanks Heaps
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