Storage zones controller


Complete the following tasks, in the order presented, to install and set up storage zones controller, storage zones for ShareFile Data, and storage zones connectors.

  1. Configure Citrix ADC for storage zones controller

    You can use Citrix ADC as a DMZ proxy for storage zones controller.

  2. Create a network share for private data storage

    Storage zones for ShareFile Data requires a network share for your private data, even if you store ShareFile files in a supported third-party storage system.

  3. Install an SSL certificate

    A storage zones controller that hosts standard zones requires an SSL certificate.

  4. Prepare your server for ShareFile data

    IIS and ASP.NET setup is required for storage zones for ShareFile data and for storage zone connectors.

  5. Install storage zones controller and create a storage zone

  6. Verify your storage zones controller setup

  7. Change the default zone for user accounts

    By default, existing and newly provisioned user accounts use the ShareFile-managed cloud storage as the default zone.

  8. Specify a proxy server for storage zones

    The storage zones controllers console enables you to specify a proxy server for storage zones controllers. You can also specify a proxy server using other methods.

  9. Configure the domain controller to trust the storage zones controller for delegation

    Configure the domain controller to support NTLM or Kerberos authentication on network shares or SharePoint sites.

  10. Join a secondary storage zones controller to a storage zone

    To configure a storage zone for high availability, connect at least two storage zones controllers to it.

For a demonstration of configuring storage zones controller with Microsoft Azure Storage, click here.

For a demonstration of configuring ShareFile Enterprise to use a Microsoft Azure storage zone, click here.

Additional setup instructions