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Posted on 2007-07-24
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I have an SWF file on my website that sends data to a PHP file on my server.  The PHP file then queries a database and returns data back to the SWF file.  When I run the file from www.mydomain.com, it works fine.  However, if I run it from mydomain.com, I get the following security warning:

"Adobe Flash Player Settings
Security
mydomain.com is attempting to read from www.mydomain.com.  This is a potentially insecure operation.  Do you want to allow it?"

What can I do to prevent this security warning from appearing?
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Question by:BruceTD
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Flash treats www.domain.com and domain.com as two different domain names...  So, just make sure that you are using only one...  That should save any future trouble...  ;)
Also check on the System.security.allowDomain() function...

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Thanks, CyanBlue!

System.security.allowDomain() was what I needed. I added the following line of code to the beginning of my actionscript, and everything works fine:

System.security.allowDomain('http://mydomain.com');

Thanks again.

Bruce
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Cool...  Glad to help...  :)

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