User-uploaded files through the Drupal application (the
are stored on a network filesystem shared across web nodes. The network
filesystem for your application is accessible as
[SITE] is the name of your application. The same pattern of path is
used for non-Production and Production environments.
The Drupal sites settings file is accessible as
If you have deployed Drupal docroot, which is on the local disk for performance,
symbolic links are created from the
/files directory to the actual
/files directory in the network filesystem. This symlink allows Drupal to
access the files in the location it expects. For example,
[docroot]/sites/default/files is set up to be a symbolic link to
/mnt/efs/files/[site]/files. Symbolic links are also created in any subdirectory of
docroot/sites containing a file named
settings.ach-cloud.php with platform
To import your user-uploaded files to your hosted application:
Enable SSH access to your server.
Upload your files to the user-uploaded files directory using the
This directory is
/mnt/efs/files/[SITE]/sites/default/files or, for
For examples of using
rsync, see rsyncing files on Cloud Platform.