Before you start using Daminion Server, it’s vitally important that you select the right file storage scheme for your centralized media archive library. The 3 components of your centralized image archive are:
- Documents (photos, videos, vector and CAD drawings, audio, documents)
- Daminion Server
- Daminion Client
these 3 components don’t have to be located on the same computer, it’s important t to bear in mind that their location will affect:
- Deployment time
You can experiment with the schemes listed below on a small collection of test images to check which one works best for you.
Documents are stored on a NAS or remote location. Daminion Server is installed on a Server PC
Documents and Daminion Server are located on the same computer
Documents and Daminion Server are located on the same computer, but Documents are stored in a Local Shared Folder.
If your organization has multiple offices in different cities joined by a VPN connection with separate Server computers in each office: Daminion Server can be installed on a server computer in each city.