Using the CTERA Agent
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Using the CTERA Agent

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If the CTERA Portal administrator has uploaded CTERA Agent software to the CTERA Portal, a Download Agent button is displayed in the sign in page and in the user interface. The agent can be installed remotely by the administrator to your computer, or click Download Agent and then run the installation.

Note

The Agent software depends on the operating system of the device on which it is installed. The agent installation for the operating system where the web browser is running is downloaded to your computer.

Install the CTERA Agent for desktops or laptops, so that you can:

  • Sync the most current versions of your folders or files from your computer with the CTERA Portal and have the folders and files accessible from any other device.
    Note

    This functionality is also available using CTERA Drive Connect, for both Windows and macOS systems, described in CTERA Drive Connect .

  • Edit CTERA Portal files locally, with any changes being automatically re-uploaded to the CTERA Portal.
    Note

    This functionality is also available using CTERA Drive Connect, for both Windows and macOS systems, described in CTERA Drive Connect .

  • Backup folders and files from your computer to the CTERA Portal, described in Managing Backed Up Devices.

You can view the CTERA Portal Cloud Drive in a file manager. In the file manager a Cloud Drive folder is defined.

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.


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