I would like to use the Remote File Source Module.

But I could not find any documentation related to it.

Has anyone succeeded using it?

How to provide ftp hyper link inside a blog, article, forum.

I would like to insert a node url inside CKEditor. The node must be a custom node which will fetch a file from an FTP url some think like a reverse proxy.


Go to your content type and click edit on your file field in question.

  • Click on File Sources.
  • ☑ Remote File.

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  • please provide the location of the admin/.../.../ path to go to this screen, can we really use a file which is not uploaded inside the drupal files? – Dickens A S Jun 7 '16 at 10:32
  • @ZigmaEmpire you just need to edit your file field, I am using image as an example here – No Sssweat Jun 8 '16 at 4:32
  • can we use an FTP URL from which the Drupal will directly fetch and display on the fly without storing locally? – Dickens A S Jun 8 '16 at 5:16

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