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  • Uploading files from a UX

    Could someone explain what the highlighted part of the help means.

    UploadFiles.PNG

    How do you set the security (Alpha Security I assume) of a folder on the remote server.
    I have set the remote folder's permission to "full controll", but I don't think that's what the help refers to.

    Permissions.PNG

    What I am trying to do is to design a UX that allows users to send emails (using Sparkpost) and attach a file from their local computer
    I have been successful of sending the email, but the link for the attachment does not open the file.
    However, the attached file is successfully sent to and saved on the remote server.

    Thanks
    Tony

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    Re: Uploading files from a UX

    Open Web Security from the Web Projects Control Panel. Double-Click on the Page Security icon. It opens to a "Page and Folder Permissions" dialog. Make sure the folder you're after is there. If not... create it and set permissions.

    Or, making sure you have the same folder established in your development project. Right-click on that folder... choose Folder Security and set Permissions.

    Then publish that folder. See if that helps.

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    • #3
      Re: Uploading files from a UX

      David
      Thanks, I was able to do as you suggested and still am not able to download the file.
      I'm sure I'm missing something very simple
      I have tried so many different times tonight that my test emails are going to spam and now the link is not even appearing on the test emails.
      I think I'll call it a night and try again tomorrow,
      Thanks
      Tony

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      • #4
        Re: Uploading files from a UX

        Try shutting down the server... and then starting again.

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        • #5
          Re: Uploading files from a UX

          David
          I tried again, even added an images folder
          Set "uploadedFiles" folder and "Images" folder to "Allow all files in folder" in page and folder security
          Published security files
          Did a full publish
          Restarted remote server
          Restarted always up
          Sent email, image was on server
          After receiving email, only a small x was visible (no image)
          I know I'm doing some little something incorrect
          Thanks
          Tony

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          • #6
            Re: Uploading files from a UX

            What's a sample of a link that should work?

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            • #7
              Re: Uploading files from a UX

              ScoreCard.xlsx

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              • #8
                Re: Uploading files from a UX

                Can you post the full URL? Or a working link? What you posted isn't doing much.

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                • #9
                  Re: Uploading files from a UX

                  David

                  I am missing a step ..... and/or going about this all wrong .....

                  The way I have things currently set up, my users can send an email successfully and can upload a file from their local machine, successfully

                  What I need to do is allow users to send an email with a file from their local machine as an attachment

                  or

                  Allow users to upload a file from their local machine to the server, then send an email with a link to the that file on the server

                  ???

                  Thanks
                  Tony

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                  • #10
                    Re: Uploading files from a UX

                    That's why I was interested in seeing a link to an uploaded file on your server. I was interested in see what the response is when executing the link.

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                    • #11
                      Re: Uploading files from a UX

                      David - thanks for your help ....
                      What is your suggestion for best practice to allow users to send emails with an attachment from their local machines?
                      Tony

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                      • #12
                        Re: Uploading files from a UX

                        I don't see a procedural issue with what you want to do. Upload a file to the server, include that file in a SparkPost email. Or... in a link within the email. My tests show no issues.

                        Send me a test link that I can run in a browser.

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                        • #13
                          Re: Uploading files from a UX

                          David
                          Struggling with whole concept .......... back to the drawing board (or videos and message board searches)
                          Thanks as always for your willingness to help a non computer guy like me!
                          Tony

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                          • #14
                            Re: Uploading files from a UX

                            Just won't post a test url... well... I tried to help.

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                            • #15
                              Re: Uploading files from a UX

                              Sorry David
                              I don't have a test url to post
                              The only thing that was included in my email was the text "ScoreCard.xlsx" not a actual link
                              Thanks
                              Tony

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