[thelist] "Securing" a writable CSV file

Joshua Olson joshua at waetech.com
Thu Feb 21 07:13:18 CST 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dave Stevens
> Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2008 5:51 AM
> I've been asked to create a site in ASP (Classic, no .NET available) 
> which will take values from a form and store in a CSV file on 
> the server.
> This is all fine and is working as planned, but there is a further 
> requirement that the CSV file should not be accessible to 
> anyone other than via FTP.


You've already received two good responses.  There is another option as
well: ReWrite the URL so that any direct accesses to the file are redirected
to another URL.


Joshua L. Olson
WAE Technologies, Inc.
Augusta, Georgia Web Design
Phone: 706.210.0168
Fax: 707.988.0168
Private Enterprise Number: 28752


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