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Specifies the root folder where “big” files are stored on Efficy’s file server.

As of Efficy 11, you can store large files – bigger than 32 MB and up to 4 GB – in the Efficy database.



This parameter indicates which folder holds the file repository. The files are stored in subfolders; each subfolder holds up to 1,000 “big” files.

Preliminary step: specify Efficy’s file server with the parameter URL (when the Efficy server also functions as file server) or FileURL (when a dedicated file server is used).

Necessary complementary step: specify the temporary folder where the uploads happen before the files are moved to the file repository with the parameter FileTempUpload.

Next steps: 1. set the minimal file size of files considered as “big” (with the parameter FileMinSize), 2. set their maximum size (with the parameter FileMaxSize) and 3. adapt IIS to the maximum size.

Complementary step: configure the related clean-up service Large File Maintenance.

Efficy services and processes: Large File Maintenance service


reference information: supported and default values

related parameters (in Servicy): FileMaxSize, FileMinSize, FileTempUpload, FileURL, URL

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