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Would it be possible to add a one-time file sharing option too?
Known and possible limitations:
If you don't want to implement this function, as it's lots of work for sure, maybe you have suggestions about another easy tool I could use?
Many thanks in advance!
@lhari84 Unfortunately, sharing files is not what this application is primarily intended for. The idea of the application is that the storage has not to be highly available (hence a database of mere URL fingerprints) which would drastically change if it were to store megabytes and gigabytes of data.
However, you can of course use this application to provide part of the required security. You could, for example:
So much for the theory, here comes the practical example: I've written a small encrypted file-sharing web application that uses Dropbox and Shared-Secrets as the basis. The upload works as follows:
The download works as follows:
The application reuses the
This should be enough input to create something on your own (I guess). As mentioned, this is nothing that would be fitting to be implemented in this application. I'll therefore mark this ticket as wontfix.
@yahesh Ok, thanks for the effort. Unfortunately Dropbox is no option for my purpose. As I understand this solution would require that everbody who wants to share a file MUST have a Dropbox account.
@lhari84 No, only the person/organization providing the service would need a Dropbox account in this implementation. It only serves as a backend storage. You could also implement other backend storages like S3 or store the files locally on the server of the web application.