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Author Topic: If the file is too large to upload via a form?  (Read 5042 times)

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If the file is too large to upload via a form?
« on: May 15, 2008, 10:19:06 pm »
Ok, so I tried to upload a smaller window movie file for testing. Guess it was to big to do through the admin store forum.

Not sure just what this means.

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If the file is too large to upload via a form. Then enter the full path on your webhosting to the file.

I tried to ftp the movie file to the forums/store folder were I found the pdf files I added to the store, but I get this message when I try to ftp the video.

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Can't open that file: Permission denied 553 Rename/move failure: No such file or directory : /public_html/forums/store/Dryer_GasDryerOrificeChange_WM9.wmv

So then I try to change the forums/store file permission settings to 0777, but get this message.

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Could not change perms on store: Operation not permitted : /public_html/forums/0777 store

What would be the correct way to go about adding video files to our store?

Thanks again :)

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Re: If the file is too large to upload via a form?
« Reply #1 on: May 15, 2008, 10:42:38 pm »
Looks like you are missing part of the path find out the full path under Admin -> Server Settings
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Re: If the file is too large to upload via a form?
« Reply #2 on: May 15, 2008, 10:54:14 pm »
The paths above are from when I was trying to ftp the file.

Should I be able to ftp a file to the /store folder?

When I try I get this message from the ftp program.

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553-Can't open that file: Permission denied 553 Rename/move failure: No such file or directory : /public_html/forums/store/2.2 Low Voltage Fault Code Open.mov

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Re: If the file is too large to upload via a form?
« Reply #3 on: May 15, 2008, 11:30:41 pm »
ok, seems I got it now. :)

I can not ftp to the /store directory for what ever reason..

What seems to works is to create a directory called /videos

I ftp my video to the /video directory

Then I create a item (the video) to sell and put in the full url were that video is stored /home/applianc/public_html/forums/video/test.mov

When I am done creating the item (the video) it renames it and copies it to the /store directory :)

So now I can remove the video I sent ftp to my /video directory because it's now in the /store directory.

So now what keeps google or others from finding and/or viewing the video I have in the /store directory?

Thanks for putting up with all my silly questions. :)
« Last Edit: May 15, 2008, 11:32:54 pm by ApplianceJunk »

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Re: If the file is too large to upload via a form?
« Reply #4 on: May 15, 2008, 11:31:51 pm »
double post, sorry

 

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