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Thread: HTTP Headers download problem
04-15-2012, 04:13 PM #1
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HTTP Headers download problem
Hey, I've wrote a script which creates a .pem file, once the form has been submitted I'm trying to send the file using headers, but the file it outputs is a different size to the one that the script creates. The original file works fine, but downloaded one won't open. Here is the code I'm using to download the file.
$filename = urlencode($filename);
$fullpath = realpath("keys/$filename");
$size = filesize("keys/$filename");
header('Cache Control: public');
header("Content-Description: File Transfer");
header("Content-Length:" . $size);
header("Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=" . basename($fullpath));
Thanks for any help.
Last edited by tyanque; 04-15-2012 at 04:51 PM.
04-15-2012, 08:15 PM #2
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From the looks of your code you're using output buffering. Why then are you using ob_clean to clean the buffer - including those headers you've just created?
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