flash upload

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mijael / 13 Points
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2012-06-12 12:23 pm EST
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I am developing an ActionScript 3 flash application that needs upload files, in my local environment it works fine, trying to upload a file less than 1MB; but when I try to upload to my domain it just crashes; this is the message from flash [IOErrorEvent type="ioError" bubbles=false cancelable=false eventPhase=2 text="Error #2038: File I/O Error. URL: http://eco-guia.com.ec/zemp/upload.php?action=upload"]

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arnelc
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2012-06-12 12:52 pm EST
Hello Mijael,

I spent a little time at the issue of looking uploading files with ActionScript 3. Here's Adobe's documentation on the issue:

Adobe 3 Action script-Loading Data

You are running on a shared server where you do not have root access (and cannot obtain it) - so any script that is going to run will require authentication before it can successfully connect to upload data. Per the documentation from Adobe:

Note: If your server requires user authentication, only SWF files running in a browser—that is, using the browser plug-in or ActiveX control—can provide a dialog box to prompt the user for a user name and password for authentication, and only for downloads. Flash Player does not allow uploads to a server that requires user authentication.

Per their notes, it is not permitted.

If you have any further questions, please contact technical support or leave a comment at the bottom of the page.

Regards,

Arnel C.

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