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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by albertldee, May 10, 2003.

  1. albertldee

    albertldee Member

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    hi i'm trying to use the hotlinking feature but it doesn't work can someone explin if i'm doing it right, i'm running a small forum board i have a couple of 1meg wmv file that i embeded in a post see embeded below when i enable hotlink none of the video works here are the setting i have i add ,wmv in ext allowed
    what i'm trying to do is block people from linking my file on there site

    Enable Hotlink Protection:

    Urls to Allow Access

    http://bush_mysite.com.mysite.com
    http://forums_mysite.com.mysite.com
    http://mysite.com
    http://www.bush_mysite.com.mysite.com
    http://www.forums_mysite.com.mysite.com
    http://www.mysite.com

    i embeded the file like this, NOTE the video is in 041703 directory

    <embed src="http://www.mysite.com/041703/instruction.wmv" autostart="true" controls="true" loop="false" width="320" height="240"></embed>

    the forum is on mysite, the index file is in the www directory, once i disable hotlink the video work fine
     
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    Last edited: May 10, 2003
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    sexy_guy Well-Known Member

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    Dont worry about it. It never worked right for me either. Another bug. I have had to edit the entries produced and then i removed them. Cant remember what those entries were but let me tell you it doesnt work! As usual!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     
  3. albertldee

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    is there anything i can do or use or setup to prevent hotlinking to my file or pages
     

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