Direct File Access

You have the ability to connect file management software directly to the database by utilizing a WebDAV enabled link. This link is incorporated into database document templates and resources. To obtain the link, navigate to Setup > Database > Tools > Direct File Access.

Enabled Link to Database Documents and Resources

On Windows, you can employ either the Map Network Drive function (to assign a drive letter) or the Add Network Location function (to map as a virtual folder). These options provide direct access to application files:

Map network drive and Add a network location options

Add Network Location

For Mac OS X users, utilize Finder and navigate to Go > Connect To Server command.

Connect to Server command

As a result, you will see a virtual folder on your computer. This folder contains resources and templates stored within your database.

Virtual Folder connected to the database