I’m just running a simple Node.js/Express application on a droplet and I can’t upload files to the designated folder from a html form on a page of the application.
I’m just running the application with ‘node app.js’ and it runs on port 3000. I could be wrong but I don’t think Apache is involved here, is that correct?
I’ve chmod 777’d the folder to where the files go but every time I try and upload a file the application hangs for a few seconds and then gets “Killed”.
The upload location is ‘app_root/public/uploads’
I am aware of the security issues here, I just want to do a little bit of live testing, I don’t plan to the have the application up for long.
Thanks for any help! Jonathan
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Ok, It’s actually Jimp that is cause the problem here. I was trying to resize the file before saving, and it’s failing somewhere here:
whereas if i use ‘express-fileupload’ to save the file, it works fine:
Thanks for any help!
i dont know about your issue but i can tell if if specify the full path in the like root/app/public_uploads then you can easy the access , and this is give multer or other module to access the directory .which is possible from the local host
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Actually you may need to set up a reverse proxy like nginx which directs all the requests to your node app.
Check this link out. https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-set-up-a-node-js-application-for-production-on-ubuntu-16-04#set-up-nginx-as-a-reverse-proxy-server