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What are File Store?
The folder/location in which Globodox stores any files you add to a Globodox DB is called the File Store.
|•||File Store can be a local folder on your disk, a shared folder on your network or a folder on a FTP server.|
|•||Every Globodox DB has at least one File Store but a single DB can have multiple File Stores as well.|
|•||Each Globodox DB must always have one File Store designated as the Default File Store|
|•||The Default File Store is the same as other File Store except for the fact that all newly added documents (including scanned documents) are saved in this folder.|
|•||A Globodox DB cannot have more than one Default File Store at anytime.|
|•||You can set any File Store as the Default File Store at anytime.|
|•||A local/shared folder based File Store can be converted to a FTP based File Store at anytime |
Some uses for File Store...
If the storage device on which your File Store is located is running out of space...
a) You can simply add a new device, create a new File Store on the new device and set it as the default File Store, OR
b) You can create a new File Store on another machine on the network
File Stores also enable storage of documents related to a Globodox DB on removable devices like CDs, Zip Disks etc..
For example these would be the steps, if you wanted to move some of the documents to a CD...
Create a new File Store on the removable device
Move the required documents from other File Store to the new File Store
If disk space is a problem on one machine File Store can also be used to move older or rarely used files to other machines on the network.