CTERA Drive Connect
  • 25 Jan 2023
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CTERA Drive Connect

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CTERA Drive Connect enables you to easily view all files on your CTERA Portal storage in Windows File Explorer or macOS Finder. Using CTERA Drive Connect you mount your CTERA Portal cloud drive as a disk in Windows File Explorer or macOS Finder so you can work on it as a local volume.

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Drive Connect version 4.13.3 includes the following:

  • Folder content is refreshed from the portal periodically. For full details, see Working With CTERA Drive Connect Content.
  • The Copy URL and Open URL right-click menu options in Windows Explorer and macOS Finder now access the content in the portal preview server. See The Right-click Menu.
  • When defining a connection to a portal, the connection mode option has been removed and the only option in Sync preferences for Connect Mode is Smart Synchronization. See Sync Settings.
  • In Sync preferences Purge files in cache not opened after has been set to the recommended 30 days and Limit cache size to has been set to the recommended 100GB. See Sync Settings.
  • Temporary files from Adobe Creative Suite were added to the list of files excluded from synchronization.
  • Bug fixes, such as saving file applications could have created an additional backup file.

Known issues with Drive Connect:

  • Deleting a cloud folder from Drive Connect does not delete all the content in the portal and after a few seconds the folder is restored on the Drive Connect side.

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