The ability to search the entire FileCloud system for files and folders is available in FileCloud Server version 17.3 and later.


As an administrator, you may need to find a file or folder quickly in a large data set.

  • Search results might contain matches from both managed storage and network folders.
  • Search results can be downloaded.
  • Search results can be previewed if applicable.
  • Search results cannot be copied, moved or deleted.

To search the entire FileCloud Server site,

  1. Open a browser and log in to the Admin Portal.
  2. From the left navigation panel, under Misc., select Federated Search.
  3. On the search screen, in the search box, type the search term and press enter. 
  4. After searching the entire FileCloud system for matching files and folders, Search Results are displayed. 
  5. To narrow the search, use the drop down selections in the search box for advanced search parameters.