Sitefinity CMS built-in database and file system storage providers are referred to as internal blob storage providers, because, when you use them, the data is kept within the website deployment environment. External storage providers are the ones that keep the blob data in an external data storage infrastructure, for instance cloud storage providers. Sitefinity CMS supports out of the box configuration for Microsoft Azure Storage and Amazon S3 cloud storage providers, as well as integration with custom external storage providers.
When you use external blob storage, have in mind the following:
When creating an external storage provider have in mind the following restrictions:
NOTE: SAS can be used instead of an account key in the basic settings, but this is to protect the account key itself and not the blob data. The SAS key is used when uploading, deleting and relocating blob and not for the public access.
Different Draft and Live items
When a library item is already published and a different media file is uploaded as a draft, Sitefinity CMS will manage two distinct blobs for the same item. You must take note of this when planning storage costs.
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