Attachment Base Synchronize

This module enhances ir.attachment for better control of import and export of files

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License: AGPL-3

Attachment Metadata

This module extends ir.attachment model with some new fields for a better control for import and export of files.

The main feature is an integrity file check with a hash.

A file hash is short representation (signature) computed from file data. Hashes computed before send file and after received file can be compared to be sure of the content integrity.

An example of the use of this module, can be found in the module external_file_location.


Go the menu Settings > Technical > Database Structure > Meta Data Attachments

You can create / see standard attachments with additional fields

Configure the batch limit for attachments that can be sync by the cron task at a go:

Settings > Technical > System parameters > attachment_sync_cron_batch_limit

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Known issues / Roadmap

The purpose of this module is not to import the data of the file but only exchange files with external application.

Bug Tracker

Bugs are tracked on GitHub Issues. In case of trouble, please check there if your issue has already been reported. If you spotted it first, help us smash it by providing detailed and welcomed feedback.



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This module is maintained by the OCA.

OCA, or the Odoo Community Association, is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to support the collaborative development of Odoo features and promote its widespread use.

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