Creating a Private File System


Private files systems are ONLY recommended for login only private sites. They should not be used by public sites as they consume a large amount of processing power to use properly.


  1. Go to
  2. Add a private system path

    Example If your site was the path would be


  1. Save Configuration
  2. You should now see a Private local files served by Drupal radio button. Select that option
  3. Save Configuration again.

You now have a private file system.