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Storing large files (10gb) in MOSS.

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 01, 2010    Points: 0   Category :SharePoint
Hello, We are planning to develop a portal with few lists in the portal. We have a requirement to store huge files of approximately 10GB in size. Can any one let me know If we can have a mechanism where in we can only save the file meta data to a MOSS list and save the actual file to a file share (Data Center)? I am looking forward to a generic service(WCF) which can perform this functionlity. If it is possible can some one provide a series of steps to achieve this. Thanks,kesari suresh

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