Saving images to webserver

John Allijn john.allijn.lc at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 06:11:15 EST 2016


I found this thread on the forums: http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=19042
If you scroll down, you see the solution at the bottom of the page. Works perfectly!
The data that I am sending (pictures of public buildings) isn’t very risky. So I’ll stick with this solution. Maybe a more secure way presents itself in the future :)
Thanks Keith!



> On 15 Nov 2016, at 11:33, Keith Martin <thatkeith at mac.com> wrote:
> 
> On 15 Nov 2016, at 10:20, John Allijn wrote:
> 
>> Is ftp safe enough? If I understand it right, the password is sent within the URL (not encrypted)?
> 
> Heh. Well, that is something that shouldn't be blindly ignored, but as to how risky that is compared to other methods, I'll have to defer to others.
> 
> (I do know that of all the hacks I've seen *personally* in 20+ years of running web sites, none have been through cracking ftp details directly – all have been through exploits with vulnerabilities in stuff such as wordpress or custom php scripts. But that's just one person's experience and no reason to be complacent.)
> 
> Perhaps Richard Gaskin could chip in? I know he created an ftp-based tool or two very early on in the Revolution era.
> 
> k
> 
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