How to Use Web File Manager

 I – About Web File Manager

II – How to Upload Download & Modify File/Folder

III – How to Mount ISO Shares

IV – File/Folder Level Permissions

V – How To Create Share File Link

 

I – About Web File Manager

To connect to the files on the NAS by a web browser, enable Web File Manager. If the NAS is connected to the Internet and uses a valid IP address, you can connect to the NAS by web browser from anywhere.

To use Web File Manager, go to “Application Servers” > “Web File Manager”. Enable the service.

Click “Web File Manager” on the top or on the login page of the NAS to connect to the Web File Manager. If you login the service from the login page of the NAS, you are required to enter the user name and password.

II – How to Upload Download & Modify File/Folder

With Web File Manager, you can upload, download, rename, move, copy, or delete the files and folder on the NAS.

Upload files

Note: The maximum size of a file that can be uploaded to the NAS by Web File Manager is 2GB.

To use this feature, install Adobe Flash plugin for your web browser.

i. Select a folder and click .
ii. Click “Browse” to select the file(s).
iii. Select to skip or overwrite the existing file(s) in the folder.
iv. Click to upload a file or “Upload All” to upload all the selected files.

Download file

i. Select a file or folder to download.
ii. Right click the mouse and select “Download” or click to download the file.

Create folder

i. Select a network share or folder in which you want to create a new folder.
ii. Click (Create Folder).
iii. Enter the name of the new folder and click “OK”.

Rename file or folder

i. Select a file or folder to rename.
ii. Click (Rename).
iii. Enter the new file or folder name and click “OK”.

Copy files or folders

i. Select the files or folders to copy.
ii. Click (Copy).
iii. Select the destination folder.
iv. Select to skip or overwrite the existing file in the destination folder. Click “OK”.

Move files or folders

i. Select the files or folders to move.
ii. Click (Move).
iii. Select the destination folder.
iv. Select to skip or overwrite the existing file in the destination folder. Click “OK”.

Delete file or folder

i. Select a file or folder to delete.
ii. Click (Delete) on the toolbar.
iii. Confirm to delete the file or folder.

Extract files

i. To extract a zipped file on the NAS, right click the zipped file and select “Extract”.

ii. Select the files to extract and configure the extraction settings.

Files/Folders Search

Web File Manager supports smart search of files, sub-folders, and folders on the NAS. You can search a file or folder by all or part of the file or folder name, or by the file extension, for example, AVI, MP3.

III – How to Mount ISO Shares

Mount ISO Shares

To mount an ISO file on the NAS as a network share, follow the steps below.

Locate the ISO file on the NAS. Right click the file and select “Mount ISO”.

Enter the share name and click “OK”.

Click “OK” to confirm.

The ISO share will appear on the folder list. You can access the contents of the ISO image file. You can login the NAS web interface with an administrator account and specify the access rights of the users in “Access Right Management” > “Share Folders” > “ISO Share Folders”.

To unmount the share, right click the folder name and select “Unmount”. Click “Yes” to confirm and then click “OK” to unmount.

IV – File/Folder Level Permissions

You can set file or folder level permissions on the NAS by Web File Manager. Right click a file or folder and select “Properties”.

If the “Advanced Folder Permissions” option is disabled in “Access Right Management” > “Share Folder” > “Advanced Options”, the following settings will be shown. Define the Read, Write, and Execute access rights for Owner, Group, and Public.

Owner: Owner of file or folder.
Group: Group owner of the file or folder.
Public: Any other (local or domain member) users who are not the owner or a member of the group owner.

If a folder is selected, you can choose “Apply changes to folder(s), subfolder(s) and file(s)” to apply the settings to all the files and subfolders within the selected folder. Click “OK” to confirm.

If the “Advanced Folder Permissions” option is enabled in “Access Right Management” > “Share Folder” > “Advanced Options”, you will be able to specify the file and folder permissions by users and user groups. Click .

Select the users and user groups and specify the Read, Write, Execute rights. Click “Add”.

To remove the permissions on the list, select the user(s) or user group(s) and click .

You can also define the file and folder owner by clicking . Select a user from the list or search a user name. Then click “Set”.

The following options are available for folder permission settings. You are recommended to configure folder permissions and subfolder permissions in “Access Right Management” > “Share Folders”.

Only the owner can delete the contents: When you apply this option to a folder, the first-level subfolders and files can be deleted only by their owner.
Apply changes to files and subfolders: Apply changed permissions settings except owner protection to all the files and subfolders within the selected folder. The option “Only the owner can delete the contents” will not be applied to subfolders.
Apply and replace all existing permissions of this folder, files, and subfolders: Select this option to override all previously configured permissions of the selected folder and its files and subfolders except owner protection. The option “Only the owner can delete the contents” will not be applied to subfolders.

V – How To Create Share File Link

Note: This feature can only be used by admin.

To share the files on the NAS by Web File Manager, select the files and click or right click the file(s) and select “Share”.

Select the IP or domain name of the NAS. Select to create the link(s) in SSL (optional) and specify the expiration settings and enter a password (optional).

To share the links by emails, select “Share the download links through email” and enter the contents. Click “Create”.

Note:To use this function, the mail server settings must be properly configured in “System Administration” > “Notification” > “Configure SMTP Server”.

Confirm the information and click “Start Sharing”.

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