File Base Web Download Manager

File Base Web Download Manager Module

The file_base_web_download_manager module provides a download queue manager for web (HTTP/HTTPS) based downloads. This module relies on having the web server enabled at a minimum.

Web downloads can be a convienent way for users to download larger (100+ MiB) files where legacy protocols often have trouble. Additionally, batch downloads can be streamed to users in a single zip archive.


Configuration Block

Available config block entries:

  • webDlExpireTimeFormat: Sets the moment.js style format for web download expiration date/time.
  • emptyQueueMenu: Overrides the default fileBaseDownloadManagerEmptyQueue target for menu to show when the users D/L queue is empty.


The following itemFormat object is provided to MCI 1 (ie: %VM1) and custom range MCI 10+ custom fields:

  • fileId: File ID.
  • areaTag: Area tag.
  • fileName: Entry filename.
  • path: Full file path.
  • byteSize: Size in bytes of file.
  • webDlLinkRaw: Web download link.
  • webDlLink: Web download link including VTX style ANSI ESC sequences.
  • webDlExpire: Expiration date/time for this link. Formatted using webDlExpireTimeFormat.