Mapping the PC to the portal enables access to your portal files using a file manager. You can edit the files directly from the file manager. Changes to the files, new files or deletions are synced to the portal automatically.
To map to a portal:
Note: For Windows 7 PCs you must install an update, as described in https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/3140245/update-to-enable-tls-1-1-and-tls-1-2-as-a-default-secure-protocols-in.
- Open Windows Explorer and right-click This PC.
- Select Map network drive.
- Choose a drive letter from the Drive drop-down enter the following to map to the portal in the Folder field:
where portal_name is the portal name with the DNS suffix.
Note: You can also use the following to create the map: \\portal_name@SSL\webdav.
- Click Finish.
You can also use the following to create the map: \\portal_name@SSL\webdav
To access the Portal:
- In Windows Explorer, click the drive letter for the portal.
- Enter the credentials for the portal user.
- Click OK.
File Explorer is refreshed with the portal cloud drive.
Note: Dependent on the operating system, the mapping might be converted to webdav (\\portal_name@SSL\DavWWWRoot).
To mount a local CTERA gateway share:
- Open Finder click Go and select Connect to server.
- In the Server address field, enter the following syntax to map to the portal:
- Click Connect.
You are prompted for your user name and password to access the portal.
Enter your user name and password and click Connect.
Finder is refreshed with the portal cloud drive.