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AzureFile Field

Warning: the AzureFile Field has been deprecated. Please use the File and a storage adapter going forward.

Stores as an Object in the model. Displayed as a file upload field in the Admin UI.

Automatically manages files stored in Windows Azure Storage, including uploading and deleting.

Example

{ type: Types.AzureFile }

Options

filenameFormatter Callback

Function with arguments current model and client file name to return the new filename to upload.

{ type: Types.AzureFile, filenameFormatter: function(item, filename) {
    return item._id + require('path').extname(filename);
} }

containerFormatter Callback

Function with arguments current model and client file name to return the new container name (container are a root folder in Azure Storage Account).

{ type: Types.AzureFile, containerFormatter: function(item, filename) {
    return item.modelProperty;
} }

Schema

filename String

type String

filesize Number

url String

etag String

Virtuals

exists Boolean - whether there is a stored file

Underscore methods

uploadFile(file, update, callback)

Uploads a file to the Azure Storage Account, stores the details in the field and provides the file data to the callback.

  • file File - should be a file as provided by express when a file is uploaded, i.e. req.files.path
  • update Boolean - whether to update the field with the details of the file after upload completes
  • callback(err, fileData) - is passed the object that will be stored in the field (see schema above)