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Any way to use a file manager like Total Commander?

Popie Matsouka 3 years ago in Home Portal updated by Jussi Rautio 3 years ago 5

Hello!

I was wondering if there is any way to use XTRF with a software like Total Commander (for example), for the file management? What I would want is to have, for example on the left pane my files/documents/folders/directories of XTRF in a tree format, and on the right pane my local computer directory for easy transfers to and from. Or can this be done with FTP?

Thanks!

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If you have XTRF on your own server, you could technically do that, via network drive for example. However, this is not recommended as XTRF has its own directory and file structure, you could easily break some projects. There is also no control over who can do what if you access the files directly. The web interface, while arguably less convenient, has several automation and security layers over the files.

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If you have XTRF on your own server, you could technically do that, via network drive for example. However, this is not recommended as XTRF has its own directory and file structure, you could easily break some projects. There is also no control over who can do what if you access the files directly. The web interface, while arguably less convenient, has several automation and security layers over the files.

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Agree with the reply. However, this suggests some improvements to the Files card in XTRF. This is not the first thread where XTRF users inquire about a more powerful file management option. I remember a recent discussion about integrating with SharePoint or Google Drive. Should we open a new Development Idea thread on this topic to invite more comments from users or do you want to use an existing thread?

I see, thank you for responding!

Popie

We have given only admins the power to access the actual data disk (to move big packages and do clean-up for example), giving full access to everyone is asking for trouble. 

I agree even a simple drag and drop functionality in the XTRF file tree would help in daily work.