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php: Change name / redirect a download

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Greg2FS asked on
PHPApache Web Server
6 Comments1 Solution305 ViewsLast Modified:
Hello, I have a file on my server which requires to be downloaded with different name depending of the username:
-paul must download paul.zip
-jim must download jim.zip
...

but they all download the same file.zip

I currently does that:
header("Content-Transfer-Encoding: binary");
header("Content-Type: application/octet-stream");
header('Content-Length: ' . filesize("file.zip"));
header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=username.zip");
readfile("file.zip");

But it seems than php can reach it's time limit this way... Is defining a big time limit, the only way to solve that problem ? Can't memory problem appen ?

Thanks
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