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Subject Topic: Is the URL signature file dependent (Topic Closed Topic Closed)
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Joined: 12 December 2007
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Posted: 12 December 2007 at 6:34am  

Since we are considering to use HotLinkBlocker for access protection to a web-enabled repository, I want to know whether the signature generated for a URL is file-dependent.

Thus, if I am able to get a 'signed' URL to a file, say image1.jpg, would I be able to modify this URL and replace the file name with another name, say image2.jpg? If I do so, would I get access to the image2.jpg or will it bounce?

Also, when the URL expires, will it also expire the client-side cached copy of the linked file?

Thanks.

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