- 15 Aug 2023
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Managing a Device Synced to the CTERA Portal
- Updated on 15 Aug 2023
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When a CTERA Drive Connect, CTERA Drive Share/Protect (Agent), or a CTERA Edge Filer is connected to the CTERA Portal, files are synced between the device and the CTERA Portal global file system. You sync content with the CTERA Portal global file system from the device and configure what content should be synced. You can also throttle the sync data from the device, for example, to free up bandwidth from other tasks at certain times of the day.
You can also sync content from the CTERA Portal global file system.
To sync content from the CTERA Portal global file system:
- Click the DEVICES option in the navigation pane.
This page displays all of your devices that have been connected to your account.
- Click the device that is connected to the CTERA Portal and you want to sync.
The device details are displayed.
In this example you can see that the cloud drive is fully synced with the device.
- Click the Cloud Drive tab.
The cloud drive details for the device are displayed.
- Click to suspend syncing the device.
To resume a sync that is suspended running, click .
- Click to configure the device cloud folders.
If the device is a CTERA Edge Filer or a CTERA Agent, you can view device statistics by clicking . A new browser window is displayed with the statistics. For example, for a Caching Gateway:
Where the graphs show the following:
Cloud I/O – Rate of transfer of data over time from the CTERA Edge Filer to the CTERA Portal (Upload) and the CTERA Portal to the CTERA Edge Filer (Download).
Cache History – The amount of data in the cache over time.
Local I/O – The write rate from the client to the CTERA Edge Filer and the read rate from the CTERA Edge Filer to the client, over time.
You can view the cloud drive by clicking .
You can view a log of all file activity on the cloud drive by clicking .