Question

Why do I get 403 errors for some Spaces objects?

Hello,

I’ve setup a Django app with a Space linked to it.

Most files load properly, but somehow some files images won’t.

For example, if you look here https://zonnegrens-nl-kjmoe.ondigitalocean.app/ (ignore fake warning, the original one is also mine, I’m migrating from a droplet to an app)

You’ll see the file header.jpg gets a 403 Forbidden. If I open it without the query parameters, it loads. So the file exists but just is forbidden: https://ams3.digitaloceanspaces.com/zonnegrens/static/images/header.jpg

Same goes for https://ams3.digitaloceanspaces.com/zonnegrens/static/images/web-app-icon-192x192.png (also 403 while the site loads)

All the other assets load without problems.

The bucket is public.

I’ve set CORS to the DO-generated domain name.

One thing I noticed is that the header image is loaded from CSS as a background-image and the others are loaded via image tags.

Am I missing something?

Thanks a lot!

Gijs

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Accepted Answer

It has to do with html entity encoding of the URLs. Probably something with the setup of django-storages or boto3.

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