Cloudian S3-Compatible Object Storage Network Folders

The ability to mount an existing S3 bucket as a Network Folder is available in FileCloud Server version 13 and later.

The ability to move a file in an S3 bucket-based network share to the recycle bin and restore it is available in FileCloud Server version 18.2 and later.

After you attach a Cloudian S3-Compatible Object Storage bucket to a FileCloud Server Network Folder, you can update any of the original settings.

 To edit a Cloudian S3-Compatible Object Storage bucket-based Network Folder:

  1. Open a browser and log in to the admin portal.
  2. In the left navigation panel, select Network Folders.
  3. On the Manage Network Folders window, click the Cloudian S3-Compatible Object Storage bucket-based network folder, and then click the edit icon ().
  4. On the S3 Network Folder Details window, set any of the following options:
S3 KeyThe key that identifies the bucket.
S3 SecretSecret access key used with S3 key to gain access.
Network Folder NameName of the network folder that will contain the bucket.
Bucket NameName identifying the bucket.
End PointURL where API requests are sent.
S3 RegionPhysical region where buckets are created.
PrefixOptional. A prefix to add to the network share paths to create sub-paths within the bucket.
S3 Encryption Setting

No Encryption: Select No encryption because Cloudian does not support Managed Key Encryption as AWS does.


Disable Offline SyncEnabling this option will prevent this network share from being available for sync via FileCloud sync client

Sharing the content of the network share can be disabled or enabled using this option

Allow Remote Deletion of Files via Offline Sync

Enabling this function will allow deleting files in the Cloudian S3 Bucket if the files are deleted in the synced client. By default deletes are not propagated to Cloudian S3 bucket when deleted via Sync client.