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Topic # 106942 3-Aug-2012 08:10 Send private message

I seeking a HTML file management solution, providing similar functionality to WHS2011, i.e. upload/download, rename, create dir, move, delete, etc all via HTML. Maybe MS has a solution, the problem I've faced seaching google is trying to build the right query to avoid file-sharing software.

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  Reply # 666749 3-Aug-2012 10:08 Send private message

Is Sharepoint no good for what you want?



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  Reply # 666762 3-Aug-2012 10:22 Send private message

amanzi: Is Sharepoint no good for what you want?


Not in this case, I want to write files to SMB share, which requires expensive 3rd party software to extract the SQL Server BLOB into a file system.



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  Reply # 666763 3-Aug-2012 10:22 Send private message

I was hoping to use WHS2011 but it does not allow access to SMB, only local file system. I may use file replication as an interim work around.

Edit: WHS2011 cannot be added (out-opf-the-box) to a domain, so I may have to hack this also.

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  Reply # 666766 3-Aug-2012 10:28 Send private message

lyonrouge:
amanzi: Is Sharepoint no good for what you want?


Not in this case, I want to write files to SMB share, which requires expensive 3rd party software to extract the SQL Server BLOB into a file system.


I haven't done this myself, but I'm sure that recent SharePoint versions allow you to write directly to the filesystem. But that wouldn't help you if the SMB share is on a different machine.

Have you looked at this: http://ajaxplorer.info/ (from a quick Google search) Seems to have extensions which support AD domains and authentication methods: http://ajaxplorer.info/plugins/

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  Reply # 666805 3-Aug-2012 11:25 Send private message

amanzi: Is Sharepoint no good for what you want?


When you only have a hammer....

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  Reply # 666813 3-Aug-2012 11:32 Send private message

amanzi: 

Have you looked at this: http://ajaxplorer.info/ (from a quick Google search) Seems to have extensions which support AD domains and authentication methods: http://ajaxplorer.info/plugins/


Some other options listed here too
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/209103/what-is-the-best-web-based-file-explorer

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  Reply # 666868 3-Aug-2012 12:17 Send private message

I've used HTTP Commander before - it has a free version with no source or you can buy the source.



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  Reply # 667356 4-Aug-2012 09:05 Send private message

thanks, I'll keep those in mind if I can't get automated file replication to SMB share working.



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  Reply # 958354 28-Dec-2013 16:55 Send private message

Tried ajaxplorer (now called Pydio), it does not appear to have integration with AD.

The documentation is poor, so if you want to give it a try you need to be aware of these prerequisites (based on Ubuntu).

apt-get install apache2
apt-get install php5
apt-get install php5-mcrypt



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  Reply # 958604 29-Dec-2013 14:09 One person supports this post Send private message

Kyanar: I've used HTTP Commander before - it has a free version with no source or you can buy the source.


That one is a bit (a lot!) out of my budget.

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  Reply # 960438 2-Jan-2014 22:36 Send private message

lyonrouge:
Kyanar: I've used HTTP Commander before - it has a free version with no source or you can buy the source.


That one is a bit (a lot!) out of my budget.


Then don't buy the full version.  Just hit download, the free version seems to meet your requirements.

Edit: Oh.  It appears they don't have a free version anymore.

Edit 2: Oh, and Geekzone doesn't support Strikethrough.



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  Reply # 977502 30-Jan-2014 15:27 Send private message

Using IIS with "directory browsing" enabled, and planning to implement this for upload, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323246

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  Reply # 979120 2-Feb-2014 23:15 Send private message

lyonrouge: Using IIS with "directory browsing" enabled, and planning to implement this for upload, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323246


I was just going to suggest directory browsing. On windows clients you can also use web folders.
Perhaps the ftp server within IIS could help - web browsers can read/browse directories, and windows explorer can read/browse/upload, and because its IIS, it will support the authentication from the users in active directory




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  Reply # 979183 3-Feb-2014 07:44 Send private message

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lyonrouge: Using IIS with "directory browsing" enabled, and planning to implement this for upload, http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323246


I was just going to suggest directory browsing. On windows clients you can also use web folders.
Perhaps the ftp server within IIS could help - web browsers can read/browse directories, and windows explorer can read/browse/upload, and because its IIS, it will support the authentication from the users in active directory


Thanks. Yes IIS WebDav is what I have been using, however, as you mention, there is limited client support. This effort is for mobile devices, some of which have limited browser capability, i.e. no SilverLight, flash, etc.

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  Reply # 979200 3-Feb-2014 09:13 Send private message

I suspect that the technology you require is WebDAV implemented on IIS.




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