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Uploaded Files Stored NOT on JotFormAsked by ellie123 on July 11, 2014 at 11:49 AM
I have been looking in the Forum and not sure if I am just looking at old posts or if I am missing something.
I have my form integrated with MySql db (not sure that makes a diff), but I want my uploads from my users stored in a specific place, say my Amazon S3 account or my own web server.
Is this possible to do? If possible, I do NOT want them stored on Jot Form servers as they are huge files.
Yes it is possible to send your file uploads to your own server. Please take a look at the following guide which should help you send uploads to your FTP account: http://www.jotform.com/help/177-How-to-Enable-FTP-on-Form-Submissions
It is also possible to send your file uploads to your amazon S3 account. Please take a look at the following thread where my colleague have explained the steps in detail: http://www.jotform.com/answers/321862-Upload-files-to-Amazon-S3
Please be noted that any files you upload through your form will first be uploaded in JotForm server and then a copy of the file is sent to FTP or any other integration.
You may like to check the following guide for understanding on upload size limits: http://www.jotform.com/help/33-Changing-the-Upload-Size-Limit
Hope this helps.
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