Version: 19.07 +

Applicable to: Futurama Website, Futurama WebService


Futurama Supports the use of a FileProvider. The first provider we support is AzureFiles. You can use this functionality to open files from AzureFiles.



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Within the fileproviders element you can now only add azureFiles. In future versions other providers will be supported. Within azureFiles you can add multiple fileshare definitions.


The name for the  fileprovider.


The name of the share in Azure


The connectstring in Azure.

Use of the files

After defining a fileshare as above you can reference files by using a filename in the form of name://path, where name is the name of the fileprovider.
Example: When a azure share is specified with the name ‘myazureshare’, you can access the file ‘/myfolder/subdir/myfile.txt’ by using the path ‘myazureshare:///myfolder/subdir/myfile.txt’. Note the usage of the triple slash. The third slash is the first character of the path, and indicates the root directory.

Manage AzureFiles

With the Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer you can manage your AzureFiles. Download the Microsoft Azure Storage Explorer and connect to your fileshare with the connection string.

Related Topics

- Cache: Settings regarding the caching of Futurama documents

- Format: Format settings of Futurama

- Identity provider: Settings how to use an external identity provider for determining the access to a website

- Log: Settings for displaying errors, warnings, information messages and developers messages

- Mail: Definition of the mailserver that is used to send e-mails with Futurama Vision

- Mapping: Settings for default locations of Futurama files

- Monitor: Settings for getting session information

- Rendering: Settings to allow Futurama to generate customized HTML

- Security: Additional possible security settings when using Futurama Website

- Server: Settings when using Futurama Export either in server or in batch mode

- Vision: Configuration of the connection between Futurama and Futurama Vision


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Updated: 2019-09-10