CloudFuze 2.0 User Guide and Tutorial

CloudFuze User Guide and Tutorial – Table of Contents

 

Title Module
How to create an account with CloudFuze& Login Adding cloud accounts to CloudFuze
Clouds Manager OAuth authentication
  Adding Multiple Account
  File Synchronization
  Managing your cloud account
Dashboard Dashboard view
  Recent activities
  Available Space
  Left menu
File Manager Enhanced file operations
  Enhanced file views (thumbnail view &list view)
  All files
  Add file/ folders to favorites
  Shared by me /shared with me
  Category
  Creating Category
  Categorize Files
  My clouds
  Breadcrumb functionality
  Enhanced sorting
  Search files
  Create folder
  Upload multiple files
Reports Detailed report on space utilization and availability as given by the provider
File Sharing Enhanced file share functionality with public, private and restricted share
  Advanced settings
  Share with password protection
  Share and shred using the time-bound (expiration date)
  Share with download count

Creating an Account with CloudFuze

Login to :https:/www.cloudfuze.com and click on the sign up Button at top right corner.

Enter your Name, Email, Password and Confirm Password. All fields are mandatory.Click on register once you have entered all details.

After a successful registration you will see a message window as shown as below.

Next you will receive a confirmation email on your registration. You must confirm your email in order to access your CloudFuze account. Click on Verify Your Email button within the email or copy/paste the URL into your browser and press enter.

You will see a confirmation message from CloudFuze. Click on Continue to login.

Enter your email and password click on login.

To Login Directly from the web click on sign in.

Enter your email, password and click login.

Clouds Manager

The new CloudFuze 2.0 supports 8 more new clouds (One Drive, Share File, Alfresco, CMIS, Ubuntu One, FTP, WebDAV and Amazon S3) in addition to 3 original cloud services (Box, Dropbox and Google Drive).

Adding Cloud Accounts to CloudFuze

Once you click on Clouds you will see the list of cloud services supported by CloudFuze. First, click on the cloud that you would like to add. Next authorize your account. Upon successful authorization, your account will be added to CloudFuze.

OAuth authentication

Some of the Cloud Storage accounts like Google Drive, Dropbox and Box have OAuth authentication system through which user credentials will be verified through service providers. No usernames or passwords are being stored with CloudFuze. Enter your user credentials and click Authorize.

Adding Multiple Accounts

Adding Multiple Accounts of same service through OAuth. You can add multiple accounts of same service to CloudFuze. You will need to log out from the first account and enter second account credentials and Click accept.

Once you log out from your account, authenticate the second account through CloudFuze.

File Synchronization

Select the specific account that you added from Clouds-> Service -> Account. You will see the message “synching.” This means that your data is Synchronizing to CloudFuze. After this process completes, you can see the files related to the specific account.

Managing Your Cloud Accounts

To manage your cloud accounts click on Manage Clouds button. You will then see the list of accounts associated with CloudFuze. You can delete any cloud account by clicking on X mark in the “Delete” column.

Confirm deletion of the account. Once the account is removed, all of your data related to that account will be erased from the app. If you do not want to delete account, and then click cancel.

Dashboard view

Here is the new dashboard of CloudFuze2.0. This is a default view. By clicking on all activities you can see all recent activities and left menu bar that navigates to various selections.

Recent Activities

The recent activities tab shows you the latest event log in your CloudFuze account including accessibility of the account and file transaction details.

Available Space in the Cloud

T his block shows you the details on percentage of space available in each cloud service more details can be seen from reports.

Left menu bar

Here are the details on left menu bar navigation.

File Manager

Enhanced File Operations

CloudFuze 2.0 has an enhanced file manager that allows enables more operations with files and be more organized.Click on files tab to go to the file manager. By default you will see most recent used / updated files on top.

Enhanced File Views

(Thumbnail View & List View) – By default all your files will be loaded in list view you can switch to grid view by clicking on icon.

All Files

By clicking on all files, you will see all files stored in various clouds sorted based on recent updated date.

Add Files/Folders to Favorites

You can favorite any file or folder by clicking onsymbol and you can access only your files and folders by clicking on favorites tab under the all files tab.

Shared by Me and Shared with Me

You can see the list of files that you shared with others and the list of files shared with you by others.

Category

CloudFuze’s smart categorization file system automatically categorizes your files into Photos, Music, Videos and Documents based on the file format. You can even create a custom category and add your files to that custom category and then access them by clicking on the category name.

Creating Category

You can create a custom category by following below steps.

Step 1: Click on Add New Category Button.

Step 2: Enter the Desired Category Name.

Step 3: Your Category has been created.

Categorizing Files

You can add multiple files and folders to the created category. Select desired files you would like to categorize.

Click on Category and select the category name from the list box and click ok. All selected files will be added to the category. Clicks cancel if you do not want to categorize files.

To view files related to one category, click on Category name. All files in that category will be displayed.

My Clouds

You can even see files related one particular cloud account by clicking on My Clouds button and by selecting the respective account.

Breadcrumb Functionality

While accessing a file/folder you can see the root of the file on header part of the app.

Enhanced Sorting

You can sort files based on the File Name, Favorites, File Size, Cloud Drive, and Add on date and Last edited date. Click on the name of filter that you would to sort you will be able to see file based on your selection.

Search files across the clouds

You can search a file/ folder by typing its name on the search bar at top right corner. You will then see all relevant files for your query.

Create New Folder

You can create a folder in any cloud account associated with CloudFuze. Select the respective cloud account name in which you would like to add a folder. Then add folder icon that appears in the top right corner as shown in the image. Finally, click on that icon and enter the desired folder name.

Upload Multiple Files

You can upload multiple files to any cloud account associated with CloudFuze. Simply select your cloud account and click on the upload file icon in the top right corner of the screen. You are then able to select multiple files from your local machine and upload.

Reports

A detailed report on space utilization and availability are given by cloud storage provider and with a graph of free space available in each account.

File Sharing

CloudFuze enhanced file share offers various sharing possibilities. Select the desired file that you would like to share and select share option from the top menu.

Public Share

The public share feature allows you to share a file with anyone even if he/she does not have a CloudFuze account. Just enter his/her email address and click add. You can even enter multiple emails and attach a message before selecting the public button.

Private and Restricted Share

This feature allows you to share a file to anyone with a CloudFuze account. Enter email address and click add. You can even enter multiple emails and write a message and select private button.

Advanced settings

You can share files with password restriction, expiry date, limited download count or any combination of these 3 options. Just click on advanced settings and set the desired restrictions.

Share with password protections

You can share files with password protection. After you enter the email address and message, select advanced settings and you will see set password feature. Select this password feature and then type your desired password and click share. When you do this, your file is only accessible by someone who has the valid password. Note: Make sure that you enter a password with a minimum 6 characters.

Share and shared using the time-bound (expiration date)

You can set expiry date to your file .Click on advanced settings and select set expiry date the select date and click share, your file will be accessible till set time period.

Share with download count

You can even share a file with download count restriction so that you can restrict the file access after certain number of downloads. Click advanced settings and select download count and set after how many downloads you wanted to restrict the file access.

Customer Support

If you have questions or need more information about CloudFuze 2.0 or CloudFuze in general, please contact product support at support@cloudfuze.com

THANK YOU FOR BEING A CLOUDFUZE CUSTOMER!