Making Content Public
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Article Summary

You can share a public link to any file or folder in the cloud drive.

To create a public link:

  1. Select a file or folder in your cloud drive and click the Link icon image.png.
    The Public Link to window is displayed.
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  2. Click Create new link.
    The Public Links window is displayed with the link to the folder or file.
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  3. You can manage the link.
    • Configure the file permissions as Preview Only, Read Only or Read/write, by clicking image.png.
      Note

      This icon can vary depending on default permissions level. For example, the preview icon is displayed for the Preview Only permission level.

      Preview Only share recipients are able to view the file using the CTERA Portal’s integrated document preview server. Users with this permission are unable to download, copy, or print the file.
    • Configure an expiration date for the link, by clicking image.png.
    • Remove an existing link, by clicking image.png and then Remove.
    • Create additional links to the file, by clicking Create new link.
    • Copy the link to your clipboard by clicking Copy. Then send it via email to people with whom you want to share the file.
  4. Click DONE.

After creating a public link for a file, the icon color changes: image.png.
After creating a public link for a folder, the folder icon color changes: image.png.
Clicking the image.png icon opens the Public Links window, where you can change the settings.

An external user that receives an email invitation with a file link can click on the link to open a browser window similar to the following:
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Note

An external user that receives an email invitation with a folder link can click on the link to open a browser window which lists all the files and folders in the shared folder.


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