What is it ?
This script allows for people using browsers that are RFC1867 compliant to
upload files directly through their web browser to your server.
Administrators can configure for each users where file will be uploaded.
This script is ideal for administrator's who want to allow users to upload files, but
don't want add a FTP account.
- Perl 5.0 or newer; you can get it at http://www.perl.com/
Download current version
- A web server, you must have access to add / execute CGI scripts.
Current version is v1.0, created 01/01/2000, last modified 01/01/2000.
What this archive contains ?
Download source code / scripts and documentations :
Tar/Gzip archive : eUpload.tar.gz (0 Ko)
DOS Zip format : eUpload.zip (0 Ko)
This archive comes with 6 differents files:
Installation and Configuration:
1) COPYING: Copyright informations (GPL).
2) README: This file.
3) LISEZMOI: French doc...
4) upload.cgi: upload script.
5) upload.html: HTML Upload form.
6) password.txt: Password file.
It's a Perl script, so installation is pretty easy. You don't need to
How to run it ?
Copy *.cgi in your /cgi-bin/ directory.
Copy *.txt in your data directory.
Copy *.html in your web site.
Make it executable, unix only (chmod a+rx *.cgi)
Make writable data file, unix only (chmod a+rw *.txt)
You will have to do some configuration:
Edit CGI Scripts (*.cgi) and change #/usr/bin/perl, if it's
Edit upload.cgi and change "Necessary Variables Section"
my $DATA_DIR = '/Absolute/path/to/datadir/';
# Path of data directory
my $DEFAULT_UPLOAD_DIR = '/tmp/';
# Default upload dir, used only if you don't use password protect.
my $MAX_SIZE_UPLOAD = 25; # Ko
# File sizes are limited to $MAX_SIZE_UPLOAD (0 No Limit), larger files
# will return an 'Internal Server Error'.
my $FORM_URL = 'http://www.yourdomain.com/upload.html';
# URL of Upload form.
my $WEBMASTER_EMAIL = 'email@example.com';
# Webmaster E-Mail.
my $DISPLAY_LANG = 'En';
# Fr, if you prefer french text.
my $USE_PASSWORD_PROTECT = 1;
# 1 to use password protect 0 else.
my $PASSWORD_FILE = $DATA_DIR.'password.txt';
# Name of Password file.
Edit 'upload.html' and change look, but don't remove HIDDEN input and don't
change 'input' form name.
Goto 'form URL' or '/cgi-bin/upload.cgi' and try it..
Default login 'member', password 'member' upload dir '/tmp/'.
Use Administrative display:
Default login 'admin', password 'admin'.
You can add, edit, or delete 'upload account'. for each users, you should
give login, password, level (administrator / guest), upload dir.
Version 1.0 01/01/2000 - Script Created.
This software is copyright (C) 1999 Frederic TYNDIUK. It is distributed
under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL). Because it is licensed
free of charge, there is NO WARRANTY, it is provided AS IS. The author can not
be held liable for any damage that might arise from the use of this software.
Use it at your own risk.
See the file COPYING for more details (or http://www.gnu.org/).
Latest version and New Scripts can be found at:
Please feel free to contact me with any comments, suggestions, bug fixes
criticism, or just a happiness messages.
If you run into any problems while trying to configure these scripts
first read this file carefully, if you don't find any solution, send me a Mail.