Document Root

The document root settings.

The document root (Docroot) configuration options can be found in the application's Configuration, under the Global, and Users tabs.

Bring up the Server Configuration window

Docroot configuration options.

The following table lists all configuration options:

Field Description Values Default
Absolute Path
The Absolute Path is a path to the docroot, the area of the file system that is accessible to Aspera users. The default empty value gives users access to the entire file system. In aspera.conf, you can set multiple docroots and make them conditional based on the IP address from which the connection is made. To do so, set the absolute path as follows:
<absolute peer_ip="ip_address">path</absolute>
Note:

You may also specify an Amazon S3 docroot in the following URI format: s3://MY_ACCESS_ID:MY_SECRET_KEY@s3. amazonaws.com/my_bucket/my_path

(where each of the MY_ACCESS_ID, MY_SECRET_KEY and my_bucket/my_path parts must be url_encoded).

S3 server side options are specified through an additional query part in the URI, as shown below.

s3://MY_ACCESS_ID:MY_SECRET_KEY@s3. amazonaws.com/my_bucket/my_path?storage-class=REDUCED_REDUNDANCY& server-side-encryption=AES256

Valid values are as follows:

  • For storage-class: STANDARD (default if not specified) or REDUCED_REDUNDANCY.
  • For server-side-encryption: AES256 is the only valid value.
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Read Allowed Setting this to true allows users to transfer from the designated area of the file system as specified by the Absolute Path value.
  • true
  • false
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Write Allowed Setting this to true allows users to transfer to the designated area of the file system as specified by the Absolute Path value.
  • true
  • false
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Browse Allowed Setting this to true allows users to browse the directory.
  • true
  • false
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