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PHP will not open MPG file for embed

qrpike
qrpike asked
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Last Modified: 2013-12-13
I have files stored outside of the document root for obvious security reasons. I am trying to add an element where I can view the videos in my folder. But when I try to fopen() the .mpg file it will not play the video. I have tried just putting the straight video in there but it will not be in the document root once its live, and also, I want a PHP file to read the file for also security purposes.

Below is my code:

Thanks.
Video Player Page:
----------------------------------------------------------
Video:<br />
<embed src="video/index.php?id=2" width="320" height="250" CONTROLLER="true" LOOP="false" AUTOPLAY="false" name="Random Video"></embed>
 
 
PHP Page:
<?php
header("Content-Type: video/mpeg");
		header("Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary");
		$fp=fopen("../../../videos/userid/Linking Park - In the End - Music Video.mpg", "r");
		if ($fp)
		fpassthru($fp);
?>

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I fixed it.

I had to include every header I could think of, about 9-10 in all.

Thanks guys.
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