Protect streamed files from being downloaded

mike mike503 at
Wed Jul 2 21:09:55 MSD 2008

we're looking at using PHP to determine if the user has access to view
it, and if so, then use X-Accel-Redirect to serve the file up.

note that I'm still waiting on the developer to finish his prototype
of it. Igor says it should work though.

On 7/2/08, Thomas <iamkenzo at> wrote:
> Hi list,
> I am currently using Nginx' flv module for streaming some video,
> however I have one slight little problem, is that the file can still
> be easily downloaded. Is there a way I can protect against that? Is it
> an Nginx issue or something to do with the response headers not being
> properly set in my application?

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