SmarterMail 14.x Help

File Storage

SmarterMail's file storage feature allows users to upload files to the server and share them via public links. One benefit of using file storage is that it reduces the stress on the server by keeping large files out of the spool. Note: Files uploaded to the server are counted toward the user's disk space allocation, so system administrators should encourage users to delete any unused files whenever possible.

To manage the file storage settings, click the settings icon and click File Storage in the navigation pane. The file storage settings will load in the content pane and the following tabs will be available:

Options

Use this tab to specify the folowing settings:

  • Max File Size - The maximum size a file can be in order to be uploaded to the server.
  • Root URL - The base URL of any file stored and shared in file storage. By default, the base URL corresponds to the domain the mail server is set up on (i.e., http://mail.example.com). If SmarterMail is configured on an external IP that allows a network address translation (NAT) to an external IP, the system administrator may need to modify the root URL.
  • Extension Blacklist

    Use this tab to select and list any file types that cannot be uploaded to the server. System administrators may want to limit the capabilites of users to upload certain file types, such as executables (.exe) or other file types that can possibly be used to cause problems on the server.