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How to enable long paths in M-Files
Posted by Toufik Maafi (M-Files) on 20 August 2019 12:23 PM


Starting from the version of M-Files 19.8.8114.7, it is now possible to enable long path feature in M-Files in order to allow longer path in M-Files Desktop.

The Solution

Requirement: Windows 10 v1607 or higher, M-Files 19.8.8114.7 or higher

First configure Local Group Policy:

  1. Open Group Policy Editor (Press Windows Key and type gpedit.msc and hit Enter key)
  2. Navigate to the following directory: Local Computer Policy > Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > System > Filesystem > NTFS. Or in Filesystem directly
  3. Click Enable NTFS long paths option and enable it.

 You should see something like this and enable it:

Check if the following keys are correctly configured to 1: 





4- Restart the computer, in order to apply the changes.

The setting can be sent via GPO in order to apply it to all user’s machine.



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