In some installations it is important to protect attached files with the same access controls that are applied to the owning topic
. If this option is selected, the configuration will include some rewrite rules that redirect web access to attachments to the
- Note that this option can have a significant impact on performance.
- Also, this option is incompatible with ImageGalleryPlugin as it writes to
/pub/images which is not a valid web name.
- Viewfile sets the mime type based upon file name suffix. Unknown types are served as
text/plain which can result in corrupt files.
- This option will also add some rewrite rules that bypass viewfile for certain graphics files - review the comments in the configuration carefully!