Post by Webnet » Thu Mar 03, 2011 12:22 pm

It appears as though PHP's filesize() function is causing me problems on my file downloads on my OpenCart install. I'm wondering if anyone knows a solution for downloading files this large. I have 1,100 sermons that are being downloaded that run about 17 GB I'm trying to permit as a download.

Any suggestions for workarounds?

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Post by i2Paq » Thu Mar 03, 2011 2:23 pm

Talk to your hoster, they are the only ones that can solve this for you.

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Post by amxfsx » Tue Mar 15, 2011 11:24 am

Use an FTP tool to load the files to your hosting account. Then, purchase the "Download" OpenCart extension to add the downloads in the DOWNLOAD area of OpenCart's administration panel:

http://www.opencart.com/index.php?route ... order=DESC

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Post by mberlant » Tue Mar 15, 2011 9:58 pm

One way to accomplish this is to archive your 17GB library into a multi-part .rar file.

You would, for example:

- Tell your favorite .rar program (such as WinRAR) to save the archive in 1GB chunks.
- Upload each of these files to your OpenCart downloads area.
- Create a product that includes all 17 or 18 parts of the archive.
- Have your customers purchase this item, and then find all 17 or 18 files sitting in his/her download area.
- Have the customer download all of the files.
- Instruct the customer to extract the files locally after downloading them all.

An added benefit of this scheme is that the customer will only need to recover a 1GB file in case of a failed download, and not the entire 17GB library.

Good luck.

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