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Image files behind WEB-INF are not accessible

 
david allen
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Hi all,

I am working on a site where the user can upload images. These images can either be private or public. Therefore I need to place all images behind WEB-INF so that people can not access the directory where the images are stored.

I am using struts.

The problem that I am having is that I am unable to display the images in the jsp page as the images are behind the WEB-INF directory.

Does anyone know how to get around this. If so a small example would be appreciated.

Thank you
David
 
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That is correct, anything behind WEB-INF is not directly accessible. I'd write a servlet that serves up the images after appropriate access checking.
 
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