Signing In To the CTERA Portal Using a PC File Manager
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You can manage your CTERA Portal files in a file manager:

You can also access your CTERA Portal files with the CTERA Mobile app.

Mapping to the CTERA Portal Using WebDAV

Mapping the PC to the CTERA Portal enables access to your CTERA Portal files using a file manager (Windows File Explorer or macOS Finder). You can edit the files directly from the file manager. Changes to the files, new files or deletions are synced to the CTERA Portal automatically.

Note

Access to the CTERA Portal using CTERA Drive Connect also uses WebDAV to display the content in a file manager and is the recommended option for WebDAV connectivity.

In Windows File Explorer

Note

To map to the CTERA Portal from a Windows PC:

  1. In File Explorer, right-click This PC and select Map network drive.
    The Map Network Drive window is displayed.
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  2. Enter the following to map to the CTERA Portal: https://portal_name/webdav
    where portal_name is the CTERA Portal name with the DNS suffix.
    Note

    You can also use the following to create the map: \\portal_name@SSL\webdav

  3. Click Finish.
    You are prompted for your user name and password to access the CTERA Portal.
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  4. Enter your user name and password and click OK.
    File Explorer is refreshed with the CTERA Portal cloud drive.
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    Note

    Dependent on the operating system, the mapping might be converted to WebDAV (\\portal_name@SSL\DavWWWRoot).

In MAC Finder

To map to the CTERA Portal from a MAC:

  1. In Finder, click GO and select Connect to Server.
    The Connect to Server window is displayed.
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  2. Enter the following to map to the CTERA Portal: https://portal_name/webdav
    where portal_name is the CTERA Portal name with the DNS suffix.
  3. Click Connect.
    You are prompted for your user name and password to access the CTERA Portal.
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  4. Enter your user name and password and click Connect.
    Finder is refreshed with the CTERA Portal cloud drive.
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