Filecloud Ubuntu OS Upgraded!

Steps to Upgrade Ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 LTS Ubuntu 16.04 recently reached EOL, and some of the packages are no longer available in the repository. This creates an interesting challenge because those packages are necessary to run the upgrade. To upgrade an Ubuntu instance from 16.04 LTS to 18.04 LTS (where the Filecloud server is […]

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User-Based Management of Team Folder Permissions

Last month, we discussed how Folder Permissions work and how admins can grant or deny special permissions without needing to share multiple subfolders. Today, we will discuss how an admin can grant “Manage” permissions to a user. This feature enables users to directly adjust folder permissions in Team Folders. Today we will cover the following: […]

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Data Residency – Laws and Requirements

Data residency defines in which country the organization’s data is stored (physically or geographically). Most often businesses have to operate under local regulations, which require that data about nations’ citizens or residents must be collected, processed, and/or stored inside the country. It mainly happens due to regulatory, tax, or policy reasons. Data can still be […]

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Upcoming Features of FileCloud Version 21.2: Workflows, Compliance Center and More

The release of FileCloud Version 21.1 in May came with many improvements, such as 66% faster server performance and an updated user interface. We are very proud of that release, but the team is always looking forward to new ways of making FileCloud better for you. We are already working on FileCloud Version 21.2 and […]

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Record Retention for FINRA with FileCloud

According to FINRA Rule 4511(b), all firms are required to retain FINRA records and books, for at least six years provided they do not have a specified retention period under FINRA rules or applicable Exchange Act rules. Firms are encouraged to divulge in a retention platform that will help them to meet five fundamental ask […]

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The New FileCloud Experience – Migrating from GWT to Vue.js

Launched in 2012, FileCloud has distinguished itself in the industry as an efficient system for Enterprise File Sharing, Sync, Backup and Remote Access. The system was built using the GWT Web Toolkit based on Java; however, after nearly ten years of growth and development, FileCloud was due for a UX revamp. We decided to rebuild […]

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Cloud Testing

Until the appearance of cloud services, the industry norm to test software was to buy a server – either a physical one that stood in a server room or a virtual one with a fixed monthly fee. Purchasing additional infrastructure just for testing purposes often exceeded the IT budgets of many companies. Cloud testing services […]

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Classify Documents in FileCloud using Smart Classification

This is the last post in the series “Smart Classification, Metadata and Smart DLP – the powerful combo” about data classification and security in FileCloud. In previous posts, we explained the concepts and capabilities of FileCloud’s Metadata and Data Leak Prevention Subsystems. Metadata allows users to describe data available in their system by assigning an […]

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FileCloud’s Version 21.1 is Faster, More Accessible, and Packs in a Host of Enhancements

FileCloud Version 21.1 was designed to help you get your work done more quickly and more efficiently. Version 21.1 is 66% faster than the previous version, handles higher loads, and is more extensible. In addition, to meet  VPAT Guideline 2.1, all functionality is available through keyboard shortcuts. Version 21.1 also introduces a number of enhancements […]

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Using “Folder Permissions” in Team Folders

When companies migrate from local file servers to the cloud (for example, moving from Windows File Servers to FileCloud Online Storage), many system administrators worry about losing established NTFS Permissions. FileCloud’s Team Folders has a built-in functionality designed to preserve these permissions called “Folder Permissions”. This functionality allows the administrator to specify custom permissions inside […]

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