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Hi! I have a folder containing many zip files. I wana restrict access to each file to a specific user (each file is for a specific user) in a way that other users cant access it even by having it's direct URL. How can I do this in webamtrix? Does the type of file have anything to do with the solution?
Posted 8-Jan-13 23:49pm

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If you use windows authentication and impersonation, you can set file system level ACL's. But that's not a good idea.
You should make your own "file server" on asp.net base. The concept is here: File Download in ASP.NET and Tracking the Status of Success/Failure of Download[^]. You can extend it to check user access stored in a database for example, and of course to give access not only to a specified file.
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