Why are Directories downloadable but arent?

In my installation of Seafile Server every Directory has a “download” icon, but when clicking it an error is thrown:
“Size is too large”.
Does it try to zip it?
My users are confused, i have to tell everyone to only download files.
Can the Directory-download function be turned off?

Large folders cannot be download. Your server may be getting slow if an user tries to zip a 300GB folder.
But you can set the maximal size for folder, which can be downloaded.

See the manual: https://manual.seafile.com/config/seafile-conf.html

# Set maximum upload file size to 200M.

# Set maximum download directory size to 200M.

oh thanks, will try that. i hope the download icon goes away if size exceeds setting.

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