IPFS provides useful caching mechanism. My goal is to use IPFS caching mechanism without providing an online access.
Even I do not share the
ipfs-hash of the file with other users, I want to disable probability for other users to access/pull that file I stored on my local IPFS directory, somehow if they find out the
ipfs-hash of the file/folder.
=> If I don’t run
ipfs daemon would it be a solution? If yes, the problem is for some files I may need to use
ipfs daemon to share them with other users or I also may need to pull files from other nodes. The problem rises that when I start running ipfs daemon this will enable access to all the files that is stored on the local ipfs folder.
[Q] So basically I want to use
IPFS as a offline caching tool and do not provide outside access for some specific folders that I store in IPFS. Even ipfs daemon was running, could I disable online access for specific files/folders that I decide?
For example, I have multiple folders and I want to store them under local IPFS folder, where who ever has their
ipfs-hash will not be get able to pull those files. Even ipfs daemon is running could I force those folders that is stored in local IPFS folder to have no outside access? and provide online access for some other folders.
As a solution, on my machine could I run two different IPFS processes having different local repository. First one is open to outside and can pull from other nodes etc. (running
ipfs daemon); but other does not have any access to outside and no-one can access to its files.