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PhP to upload files to a server

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Hi,

I am working on a script to allow anonymous users to upload files. I started with this simple code, which sadly I cannot make to work:

 

<?php

$uploaddir = 'uploads/';

$uploadfile = $uploaddir . basename($_FILES['Upfile']['name']);

 

if (move_uploaded_file($_FILES['Upfile']['tmp_name'], $uploadfile)) {

echo "File is valid, and was successfully uploaded.\n";

} else {

echo "File uploading failed.\n";

}

?>

 

The corresponding form is:

 

<form name="upload" action="Upload.php" method="POST" ENCTYPE="multipart/formdata">

Select the file to upload: <input type="file" name=Upfile">

<input type="submit" name="upload" value="upload">

</form>

 

I have not yet included the security codes, still it does not work. The message I receive is: "File uploading failed". The server does allow anonymous uploads. Do I need to edit the .htaccess file? Any tips will be greatly appreciated.

 

Is there some better guide than http://www.scanit.be/uploads/php-file-upload.pdf on the security of file uploads?

 

Cheers

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