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Best Practice - Set Up of the Sciebo-Client

After installing the Sciebo client, it must be connected to the desired Sciebo account. The username is: [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.]. Password: Sciebo Password.

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In the next step, it must be decided whether all files are to be downloaded locally or first displayed virtually as a link and only downloaded when used. The default setting for the current client is the virtual variant, but the local variant is recommended!

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Virtual files do not initially take up any storage space, but only when these files are edited by the user or, for example, by a backup. These then also require the full storage space.

 

Subsequent change to virtual folders:

If virtual files are to be created subsequently, proceed as follows:

Open the Sciebo client

Use the three dots to select the command "Switch on support for virtual files ...".
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All files initially remain locally on the computer, but it is no longer possible to select the folders to be synchronised via the Sciebo client.

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In the Sciebo Cloud, all files are now displayed, either as a link or as a downloaded file.

In the file manager, you can now decide via the context menu whether the file should be used locally "Always keep on this device" or as a link "Free up space".

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