Frequently Asked Questions
Frequently Asked Questions: M-Files Server Administrator
Setting the File Data Location when Using Microsoft SQL Server
Posted by Elizabeth Sumpter (M-Files) on 03 April 2018 07:31 PM
  1. Open M-Files Admin.
  2. Expand the server node in the left-side tree view.
  3. Expand the Document Vaults
  4. Right-click the vault of your choice and select Properties.
  5. Open the Advanced
  6. Click the Define… button under the Use Microsoft SQL Server option
  7. In the Document Vault - Microsoft SQL Server dialog, click the File Data Location…
  8. In the File Data Location dialog, enable the Store file data in a file-system folder
  9. Click the Define…
  10. Using Set Account for File Data, you can keep the file data secure by designating a specific account for processing the file data.
    1. Choose This Account, then fill in the appropriate credentials.
  11. If you want to use a network drive for storing file data, you must use the format \\<server>\<path> for specifying the file data location.
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