In order to secure your DOCMan documents you can place your
docman-files directory below your website's
public_html directory, rather than in the
Once you have moved the
docman-files directory you will need to update the DOCman configuration.
Go to Administrator > Components > DOCman and click on the Settings tab, once there click on the Edit button for the Store files in parameter and update the default path
to your custom path. i.e.