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Use the following outline to understand how the installation process works.

(lightbulb)  Make sure to read the Requirements and Storage and Client Application Limits first.

titleStep 1: Install FileCloud Software


After installation, if Apache will not start, see FileCloud not starting on Windows.

titleStep 2: Verify the FileCloud Installation
  • Open the FileCloud Install page at http://<site>/install (typically and go through the BASIC and EXTENDED checks. 
    Note that
    some checks might fail, but you can resolve them later in the Admin Portal Settings.

Go to Verify Your Installation

titleStep 3: Log in to the Admin Portal

  • Open the FileCloud Admin website at http://<site>/ui/admin/index.html 
  • Admin Username is admin, Admin Password is password

Go to Extended Checks, Step 6

titleStep 4: Install Your License

Your FileCloud license is a document that provides legally binding guidelines on the use and distribution of your newly installed FileCloud software.

Go to Install the FileCloud License

titleStep 5: Set the Managed Storage Path

Set the storage path where FileCloud stores its all its files. This only applies if you are using Local Storage.
(lightbulb) If you are going to use OpenStack or Amazon S3, then you don't need to set this path.

Go to Configure the Managed Storage Path

titleStep 6: Proceed to Site Setup

Use the Administrator Guide to get your site ready for users to log onto and use.

Go to the Administrator Guide


Are you migrating to FileCloud?

No matter which edition of FileCloud you are using, it is easy to transfer your data after your FileCloud site is setup.

Migrating Files from Egnyte to FileCloud

For more information, read:

About FileCloud Server for Admins

About FileCloud Server for Users