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zoobie
02-22-2008, 02:04 AM
Hey now -
I've a video site where it displays a video of the month that I've uploaded. A new link is displayed monthly which enables the viewer to d/l the month's video. I've just uploaded a few new ones and have noticed they're being viewed before the monthly link has even been displayed. I've the indexes turned off so how are they able to view and d/l my hidden videos?

Thx

NancyJ
02-22-2008, 04:45 PM
Have you checked your google index. Are you logging who are viewing the videos?

zoobie
02-22-2008, 09:52 PM
nope
it's no biggie
just curious how they're viewing unlinked videos
appears some are just d/l'ing the whole folder for offline viewing later
thx

_Aerospace_Eng_
02-23-2008, 12:17 AM
Its possible that they have figured out your file naming convention and then they just access your video directly and download/view it this way.

zoobie
02-24-2008, 07:33 PM
the file names are unique
however, another forum has informed me there are site copiers that spider the site and allow the user to choose what folders to download

_Aerospace_Eng_
02-24-2008, 08:10 PM
Perhaps you have directory listing enabled? If you go to the directory of your videos. http://www.yoursite.com/videos/ do you see the list of videos?

zoobie
02-24-2008, 09:13 PM
nope
the indexes have been turned off



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