[Product-Developers] Unique download links for registered users

Sergey V. sergey.volobuev at gmail.com
Tue May 19 08:04:26 UTC 2009

Alexander A. BORODIN wrote:
> I need for realize download possibility only for registered users. It's
> based, IMHO, on two conditions:
> - anonymous can't see active links to download file (only text, for
> example)
> - each link to download file must be unique ( something like
> http://site.org/downloads/1syyhty5212344412) and live only short time
> (like on file exchange servers).

The first is trivial (see "Checking for permissions" section here -
And even this may not be needed (see at the bottom)

The second is not necessary - you should set up your file objects
permissions properly so they are not accessible by anon visitors.

HINT: Assign a workflow to your File type.
(yoursite/portal_workflow/manage_selectWorkflows), save and click "Update
security settings"

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