[CentOS] OT: How to make files placed into FTP directory available via http

Ed Morrison ed at morrisonnetworks.com
Fri Sep 1 18:40:14 UTC 2006

Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-09-01 at 10:36 -0700, Ed Morrison wrote:
>> I'm hoping someone out there can tell me or direct me on where to find 
>> this info on how to make files placed into an ftp directory available 
>> via an url link in an email.  I will have a staff member upload the 
>> files to a directory on my ftp server (which is also the web server) and 
>> the files would have to be automatically linked to a web directory, 
>> unless the files can be read directly from the ftp server.  This needs 
>> to have no interaction from me and should be automagic.....
>> Any and all would be greatly appreciated.
> No need to link anything - just make the home directory for the
> user doing the ftp operation the same place that httpd expects
> to find the files and permissioned accordingly.  The user can
> view the web server's directory link after the upload and mail
> that page or cut/paste the URL into the email.
Hi Les:

Thanks, that did the trick.  I appreciate the quick response.


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