Enabling Basic Authentication

FileCloud supports enabling basic authentication for users through a policy setting.

To enable basic authentication:

  1. Add the setting for basic configuration to cloudconfig.php:
    1. Open cloudconfig.php.
      • Windows Location : C:\xampp\htdocs\config\cloudconfig.php
      • Linux Location : /var/www/html/config/cloudconfig.php
    2. Add the following and save:


  2. In the Admin portal, navigate to Settings > Policies.
  3. Open an existing policy for edit, or create a new policy and open it for edit.
  4. Scroll to the bottom of the policy's General tab.
  5. Set Enable Basic Authentication to Enable.
  6. Click Save.
  7. To enable specific users to use basic authentication, assign the policy to them.