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Old August 25th, 2003, 02:23 PM
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Hi all,
I'm looking for a solution for the following problem.

A customer logs in to the webserver and see a list with requested file where he payed for. Once the download was sucesfull he cannot download the file a 2th time.

Any idea how to solve this practical ?

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I don't know how you designed the part where the customer ordered and paid for the download, but I would have made an "order" table and an "orderitems" table. The orderitems table can have a boolean field "isDownloaded" that is changed from 0 to 1 (or false to true) when the customer has downloaded the file.

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Hi all,

the problem is not the download but the confirmation that the download has been done succesfull or not!

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I think there is not an easy way to check this. What I can think of is an ActiveX control or a Java servlet, installed on the customer's computer that manages the download.
Otherwise there is no way to have access to the customer's computer.

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