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I have a webserver with Apache and some files doc, pdf and “oft” outlook template file.
Internet Explorer open “oft” directly without prompting and show the source code of the file.
add to your apache2.conf file following
AddType application/octet-stream .oft oft
Check your apache conf file that is allowed to use htaccess file
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
allow from all
we need two mods, rewrite and headers, very often rewrite is enable, headers not so often. When you not have enable headers you will get a 500 server error from Apache.
enable headers with
place your .htaccess file in your www data folder /var/www/
You need following content, this works with all other extension that you will be force to download
Header set Content-Disposition attachment