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How can I secure links to files so nobody ever knows their true location?
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You can setup a script so it feeds the file via script to the user. The actual file is best put outside of webroot so no direct link to file would have to go through script which wont reveal location.
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http://www.zend.com/zend/trick/tricks-august-2001.php

here is a good example of such a method.
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and how can i feed the file via script to the user?
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Thanks for the A =o)
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