[Owncloud] Sending large amount of data, the reliable way ?

Gene gh5046 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 23:58:30 UTC 2011

Dick is correct.  Just upload your files directly to the
data/user/files/ directory.  Make sure you change permissions on them
after you have uploaded them if you want the ability to edit or delete
files through webdav or the web interface.


On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 1:48 PM, Dick Thomas <xpd259 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hiya
> I use SSH or FTP and just navigate to /home/ownclouddata/data/user where I
> store my data and upload it there or I have a sym link from my users home to
> oc users dir
> This means I can upload massive amounts of data (over 3tb) in to oc no
> problems
> Regards
> Dick Thomas
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> On Oct 25, 2011 9:43 PM, "Nicolas Le Manchet" <nicolas.le.manchet at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> first of all I would like to say that Owncloud is a very impressive and
>> useful application.
>> I would like to know if a more reliable way for sending big data is
>> planed, such as a FTP over SSH addon (on dedicated serveur only).
>> As a photographer I would like use OC as a backup server for my RAW files
>> which take a lot of space. Uploading them using HTTP/PHP is not possible
>> according to the size (about 100 gigabytes). The webdav way seems buggy and
>> not reliable. FTP would be great to do such a job because it handles
>> restarting after a failing. Obviously I can already send my files to the
>> /data folder with FTP but it does not handle owncloud user accounts.
>> I really think that the only missing feature in OC is a reliable and
>> secure way to upload data.
>> Regards,
>> Nicolas Le Manchet
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