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TYPO3 4.3 Multimedia Cookbook by Dan Osipov

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Setting up a filemount

Filemounts limit a user to just a specific folder tree under the fileadmin directory. This is good for security purposes, as well as general usability in a multiuser environment. Instead of browsing through all the files available in the system, the user can be directed to just the files he/she needs to manipulate.

Getting ready

To set up filemounts, you must have a directory structure in place. For the recipe that follows, we will assume that we decided on a "by user" tree (see recipe Setting up file structure).

How to do it...

  1. Use the List module and go to the root page of the site (PID: 0, usually the topmost node).
  2. Click the Create New Record button.
  3. Choose Filemount. You should see the following screen:
  4. Fill in the required ...

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