Adding files to the Depot

You can use the Depot to store files.

After you have added a file to the Depot you can edit it using your choice of editors. For more information about editors, see Content editors.

To see or modify any properties, permissions, or audit trail information that apply to this file, select the Properties, Permissions, and Audit Trail view.

Instead of adding a file to the Depot, you can store it as a BLPackage. Deploying files as BLPackages provides many advantages over using a File Deploy Job to deploy a file, including the ability to simulate, stage, and undo the deployment.

To add files to the Depot

  1. Do one of the following:
    • Click the Depot folder. Right-click the depot folder where you want to add a file. From the pop-up menu, select New > File.
    • Using the Servers folder, navigate to the Live assets node of a server. Using the File System object type, select a file and right-click. From the pop-up menu, select Add To Depot As > Files.
  2. Provide information for the file, as described in the following sections:
  3. Click Finish to close the wizard and save your changes.
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