Saving images to webserver

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Tue Nov 15 19:27:09 CET 2016


No it is not. You need to use secure ftp instead if possible. FTP creds are sent clear text if I am not mistaken. 

Bob S


> On Nov 15, 2016, at 02:20 , John Allijn <john.allijn.lc at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Keith,
> thanks for your fast reply. 
> Is ftp safe enough? If I understand it right, the password is sent within the URL (not encrypted)?
> 
>> On 15 Nov 2016, at 11:18, Keith Martin <thatkeith at mac.com> wrote:
>> 
>> On 15 Nov 2016, at 8:43, John Allijn wrote:
>> 
>>> What is the best way to save pictures and how do I handle the image data?
>> 
>> For the server, one simple approach would be to use ftp. Set up whatever ftp user config you want on the server and use curl or similar from your app to send JPEG image file data. Otherwise you'd need to look at php or similar server-side file upload setups.
>> 
>> k
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