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Flash htaccess and loadsound

Posted on 2004-08-02
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I have this simple script:
url = "http://www.domain.com/file.mp3";
player2 = new Sound();
player2.loadSound(url, true);

but now my file.mp3 is behind a .htaccess and it require I send a user and password.. I see I can send the user and password from the header, but I don't realy understand how I can send a header with the loadsound... someone have any idea how I can send the user password for I can get the mp3?

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Question by:Yard072999
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by:hsmtp
ID: 11695377
Use it this way:

url = "http://login:password@www.domain.com/file.mp3";
player2 = new Sound();
player2.loadSound(url, true);
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by:hsmtp
ID: 11695384
But anyone can decompile your movie and see your login and password.
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by:Yard072999
ID: 11695385
I already try, but it don't work it seem that only work for ftp and not for http...
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by:Yard072999
ID: 11695401
bah I don't care about that :), because the user will write his own user and password into a textbox in the flash...
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by:hsmtp
ID: 11695549
If you have htaccess and modeRewrite available on your server, you may use URL rewrite from

http://www.domain.com/music/login/password/file.mp3

to

http://login:password@www.domain.com/file.mp3


Here is the rule for .htaccess:

RewriteRule      music/([^/]+)/([^/]+)/([^/]+)$      http://$1:$2@www.domain.com/$3
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by:hsmtp
ID: 11695555
Don't forget to turn on mod_rewrite engine:

RewriteEngine      on
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hsmtp earned 500 total points
ID: 11696721
Damn, looks like this rule will simply redirect you to needed location. It may not work.

Maybe you have some PHP language here? So you can write your own program for checking login and password and giving the file?
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by:Yard072999
ID: 11700181
hmm, don't work :), I think I will use php and send the username and password in the url like ww.domain.com/mp3.mp3?user=thing&pass=something... I think is the best way... I will leave this question open for some moment in case someone have any idea :) else I will give you the point the idea of php and loginpassword :)
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by:Yard072999
ID: 12006995
I think is the best solution for using the php script in this case.
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