[Setup] Re: Help with ExternalStorage

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Mon Jan 22 14:46:32 UTC 2007


Henrik W. wrote:
> I don't have a lot experience with Plone 2.5.1 yet, but I need to store 
> uploaded files on Windows Filesystem instead of the ZODB.

Why?

> ExternalStorage seems the perfect solution, and the readme.txt suggest to 
> install the ExternalExample as a product. I did so, but files are still 
> stored in the ZODB. Which tasks do I need to go through to store the files 
> correctly?

ExternalStorage is meant for use in your own content types. You could 
subclass ATFile and change the storage of the file field if you wanted to.

Martin




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