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How attachments are stored in XenForo


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When a image file is attached using the Attach files button:


The image will get an attachment_id.

For example:


Using phpMyAdmin, you can see the attachment _id in the xf_attachment table:


The data_id has a number 430544, this number is used in the file system to store the file. Use File manager in cPanel do navigate to the following folder:


In the /430/ folder you will see the following file:


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