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Software Requirements


The following OS's are supported for running FileCloud

  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64 bit, Windows 2012 64 bit (& R2), Windows 7 64 bit, Windows 8 64 bit
  • Ubuntu Linux 14.04 LTS 64 bit 
  • CentOS 7.x 64 bit or greater

 

Additionally, FileCloud can be run inside a Virtual Machine that can be hosted in almost any operating system including Mac OSX.


The following software is the minimum required by FileCloud to operate:

Note: when you use our Windows installer or Ubuntu  deb packages or RPM, the packages are installed automatically.

 

  1. Apache 2.2 and above
  2. PHP 5.3 and above
  3. Mongo DB 2.4 to 3.2.x
  4. Memcached
  5. PHP Mongo DB Driver 1.4 and above
  6. PHP ionCube Loader Extension

The following software is the recommended configuration for FileCloud:

Note: when you use our Windows installer or Ubuntu  deb packages or RPM, the packages are installed automatically.

  1. Apache 2.4.16 and above
  2. PHP 5.6 and above
  3. MongoDB 3.0 and above
  4. Memcached
  5. PHP MongoDB Driver 1.6.8 and above
  6. PHP ionCube Loader Extension

 

Browsers Supported

  • Internet Explorer 9 and above
  • Google Chrome 25.0 and above
  • Mozilla FireFox 24 and above
  • Apple Safari 6.0 and above

Hardware Requirements

 

FileCloud has fairly reasonable system requirements for small installation (~ 100 users)

  • Dual Core CPUs (2 GHz or higher) (Recommended Quadcore)
  • 8 GB of RAM (higher is better)
  • Storage can be from Physical Disk, SAN, NAS etc
  • Free disk space as needed 

For larger installations, you might need to setup more powerful configurations to support FileCloud. 

Network Ports

The following are the ports necessary for the operation for FileCloud.

Port NoPurposeInternal/ExternalRemarks
80HTTP TrafficExternal
  • Port used for http traffic from all clients such as browser, FileCloud sync, FileCloud drive etc.,
  • This port should be opened to WAN if clients needs to access FileCloud over internet.
443HTTPS TrafficExternal
  • Port used for https traffic from all clients such as browser, FileCloud sync, FileCloud drive etc.,
  • This port should be opened to WAN if clients needs to access FileCloud over internet.
389LDAPInternal
  • Optional port needed if FileCloud users needs to be authenticated against Active Directory or LDAP server
  • This port need not be opened to WAN, as only FileCloud server will be using it within LAN.
636LDAP SSLInternal
  • Optional port needed if FileCloud users needs to be authenticated against a secure Active Directory or LDAP server
  • This port need not be opened to WAN, as only FileCloud server will be using it within LAN.

 

Other Requirements

 

  • You need a public IP for the server running FileCloud. Typically, this means you need a static IP for the server as dynamic IPs provided by most ISPs keep changing.
  • Good quality network connection to the FileCloud Server. Minimum should be 512 Kbps upload and download for good experience. Faster the better.
  • You will typically need a top level domain name (for example: cloud.mycompany.com or mycompanycloud.com). You can purchase a domain name from any domain registrar and then point the DNS for that domain name to the public IP of the server that is running FileCloud.
  • You will also need a valid SSL certificate for your domain name to setup and use https with your filecloud server for best security.

 

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