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Disabling Hotlink Protection Using FTP

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by JS_XML, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. JS_XML

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    Is it possible to disable hotlink protection using just FTP?
    My license is expired currently and we are working on fixing it, but I need hotlink protection disabled for a project i'm working on, is it possible to do it manually using ftp?
     
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    Hello,

    You can download the .htaccess file from the website's document root (e.g. /home/username/public_html/.htaccess), remove the rewrite rules associated with Hotlink Protection (e.g. RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} entries), and then upload the saved .htaccess file back to the account.

    Thank you.
     
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