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simple python fileserver with authentication

Credit to bones7456.


Change values in, place it in the same directory as then run python2

#!/usr/bin/env python2
"""Simple HTTP Server With Upload and Authentication.
This module builds on BaseHTTPServer by implementing the standard GET
and HEAD requests in a fairly straightforward manner.
__author__ = "bones7456"
__contributor__ = "wonjohnchoi"
import os
import posixpath
import BaseHTTPServer
import urllib
import cgi
import shutil
import mimetypes
import re
from cStringIO import StringIO
except ImportError:
from StringIO import StringIO
import sys
import base64
import settings
def key():
return base64.b64encode('%s:%s' % (settings.username, settings.password))
class Counter:
''' instantiate only once '''
def __init__(self):
import sqlite3
print 'making sqlite3 database'
self.conn = sqlite3.connect(os.path.expanduser('~/.config/simple-file-server.db'))
self.cursor = self.conn.cursor()
self.cursor.execute('''CREATE TABLE IF NOT EXISTS counter
(fullpath text primary key, count integer)''')
def incr_counter(self, path):
""" Increase the counter that counts how many times a path is visited """
res = self.read_counter(path)
# print 'incr_counter:', path, res, '->', res + 1
res += 1
self.cursor.execute('REPLACE INTO counter(fullpath, count) VALUES(?, ?)', (path, res))
def read_counter(self, path):
""" Read the counter that counts how many times a path is visited """
self.cursor.execute('SELECT * FROM "counter" WHERE "fullpath"=?', (path,))
row = self.cursor.fetchone()
count = 0
if row != None : count = row[1]
# print 'read_counter:', path, count
return count
class SimpleHTTPRequestHandler(BaseHTTPServer.BaseHTTPRequestHandler):
"""Simple HTTP request handler with GET/HEAD/POST commands.
This serves files from the current directory and any of its
subdirectories. The MIME type for files is determined by
calling the .guess_type() method. And can reveive file uploaded
by client.
The GET/HEAD/POST requests are identical except that the HEAD
request omits the actual contents of the file.
counter = Counter()
def do_HEAD(self):
"""Serve a HEAD request."""
f = self.send_head()
if f:
def is_authenticated(self):
auth_header = self.headers.getheader('Authorization')
return auth_header and auth_header == 'Basic ' + key()
def do_AUTHHEAD(self):
self.send_header('WWW-Authenticate', 'Basic realm=\"Test\"')
self.send_header('Content-type', 'text/html')
def try_authenticate(self):
if not self.is_authenticated():
print 'not authenticated'
self.wfile.write('not authenticated')
return False
return True
def do_GET(self):
if not self.try_authenticate():
print 'authenticated'
f = self.send_head()
if f:
self.copyfile(f, self.wfile)
def do_POST(self):
if not self.try_authenticate():
print 'authenticated'
"""Serve a POST request."""
r, info = self.deal_post_data()
print r, info, "by: ", self.client_address
f = StringIO()
f.write('<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN">')
f.write("<html>\n<title>Upload Result Page</title>\n")
f.write("<body>\n<h2>Upload Result Page</h2>\n")
if r:
f.write("<br><a href=\"%s\">back</a>" % self.headers['referer'])
length = f.tell()
self.send_header("Content-type", "text/html")
self.send_header("Content-Length", str(length))
if f:
self.copyfile(f, self.wfile)
def deal_post_data(self):
boundary = self.headers.plisttext.split("=")[1]
remainbytes = int(self.headers['content-length'])
line = self.rfile.readline()
remainbytes -= len(line)
if not boundary in line:
return (False, "Content NOT begin with boundary")
line = self.rfile.readline()
remainbytes -= len(line)
fn = re.findall(r'Content-Disposition.*name="file"; filename="(.*)"', line)
if not fn:
return (False, "Can't find out file name...")
path = self.url_path_to_file_path(self.path)
fn = os.path.join(path, fn[0])
line = self.rfile.readline()
remainbytes -= len(line)
line = self.rfile.readline()
remainbytes -= len(line)
out = open(fn, 'wb')
except IOError:
return (False, "Can't create file to write, do you have permission to write?")
preline = self.rfile.readline()
remainbytes -= len(preline)
while remainbytes > 0:
line = self.rfile.readline()
remainbytes -= len(line)
if boundary in line:
preline = preline[0:-1]
if preline.endswith('\r'):
preline = preline[0:-1]
return (True, "File '%s' upload success!" % fn)
preline = line
return (False, "Unexpect Ends of data.")
def send_head(self):
"""Common code for GET and HEAD commands.
This sends the response code and MIME headers.
Return value is either a file object (which has to be copied
to the outputfile by the caller unless the command was HEAD,
and must be closed by the caller under all circumstances), or
None, in which case the caller has nothing further to do.
print 'url_path', self.path
file_path = self.url_path_to_file_path(self.path)
print 'file_path', file_path
f = None
if os.path.isdir(file_path):
if not self.path.endswith('/'):
# redirect browser - doing basically what apache does
self.send_header("Location", self.path + "/")
return None
for index in "index.html", "index.htm":
index = os.path.join(file_path, index)
if os.path.exists(index):
file_path = index
if os.path.isdir(file_path):
return self.list_directory(file_path)
ctype = self.guess_type(file_path)
# Always read in binary mode. Opening files in text mode may cause
# newline translations, making the actual size of the content
# transmitted *less* than the content-length!
f = open(file_path, 'rb')
except IOError:
self.send_error(404, "File not found " + file_path)
return None
self.send_header("Content-type", ctype)
fs = os.fstat(f.fileno())
self.send_header("Content-Length", str(fs[6]))
self.send_header("Last-Modified", self.date_time_string(fs.st_mtime))
return f
def list_directory(self, dir_path):
"""Helper to produce a directory listing (absent index.html).
Return value is either a file object, or None (indicating an
error). In either case, the headers are sent, making the
interface the same as for send_head().
list = os.listdir(dir_path)
except os.error:
self.send_error(404, "No permission to list directory")
return None
list.sort(key=lambda a: a.lower())
if dir_path != '/':
list = ['..'] + list
f = StringIO()
displaypath = cgi.escape(urllib.unquote(self.path))
f.write('<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 3.2 Final//EN">')
f.write("<html>\n<title>Directory listing for %s</title>\n" % displaypath)
f.write("<body>\n<h2>Directory listing for %s </h2>\n" % displaypath)
f.write("<form ENCTYPE=\"multipart/form-data\" method=\"post\">")
f.write("<input name=\"file\" type=\"file\"/>")
f.write("<input type=\"submit\" value=\"upload\"/></form>\n")
tot_counts = 0
for name in list:
child_file_path = posixpath.normpath(os.path.join(dir_path, name))
counts = self.counter.read_counter(child_file_path)
print child_file_path, counts
tot_counts += counts
# avoid divide by zero error
if tot_counts == 0:
tot_counts += 1
for name in list:
child_file_path = posixpath.normpath(os.path.join(dir_path, name))
displayname = linkname = name
# Append / for directories or @ for symbolic links
if os.path.isdir(child_file_path):
displayname = name + "/"
linkname = name + "/"
if os.path.islink(child_file_path):
displayname = name + "@"
# Note: a link to a directory displays with @ and links with /
counts = self.counter.read_counter(child_file_path)
# red portion of rgb value. with **0.2, it's overall more reddish
rgb_r = 255 * (float(counts) / tot_counts) ** 0.2
f.write('<li><a style="color:rgb(%d,0,0)" href="%s">%s</a>\n'
% (rgb_r, urllib.quote(linkname), cgi.escape(displayname)))
length = f.tell()
self.send_header("Content-type", "text/html")
self.send_header("Content-Length", str(length))
return f
def url_path_to_file_path(self, url_path):
# 'base_url/' => '/'
# 'base_url/home/' => '/home'
# 'base_url/home/test/' => '/home/test'
# 'base_url/home/' => '/home/'
# 'base_url/home/%22test%22/' => '/home/"test"'
url_path = url_path[len(settings.base_url):]
# abandon query parameters
url_path = url_path.split('?',1)[0]
url_path = url_path.split('#',1)[0]
url_path = posixpath.normpath(urllib.unquote(url_path))
return url_path
def copyfile(self, source, outputfile):
"""Copy all data between two file objects.
The SOURCE argument is a file object open for reading
(or anything with a read() method) and the DESTINATION
argument is a file object open for writing (or
anything with a write() method).
The only reason for overriding this would be to change
the block size or perhaps to replace newlines by CRLF
-- note however that this the default server uses this
to copy binary data as well.
shutil.copyfileobj(source, outputfile)
def guess_type(self, path):
"""Guess the type of a file.
Argument is a PATH (a filename).
Return value is a string of the form type/subtype,
usable for a MIME Content-type header.
The default implementation looks the file's extension
up in the table self.extensions_map, using application/octet-stream
as a default; however it would be permissible (if
slow) to look inside the data to make a better guess.
base, ext = posixpath.splitext(path)
if ext in self.extensions_map:
return self.extensions_map[ext]
ext = ext.lower()
if ext in self.extensions_map:
return self.extensions_map[ext]
return self.extensions_map['']
if not mimetypes.inited:
mimetypes.init() # try to read system mime.types
extensions_map = mimetypes.types_map.copy()
'': 'application/octet-stream', # Default
'.py': 'text/plain',
'.c': 'text/plain',
'.h': 'text/plain',
if __name__ == '__main__':
print 'listening on %s:%d with key %s' % (, settings.port, key())
server = BaseHTTPServer.HTTPServer((, settings.port), SimpleHTTPRequestHandler)
print 'Starting server, use <Ctrl-C> to stop'
# change these values as you see fit
host = ''
port = 8000
base_url = '/'
username = 'USER'
password = 'PASSWORD'
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