Perhaps you can make a suggestion then: i’m looking for a “file server in the cloud” – not file sharing and synching – but a managed file server, where we can map a logical drive over the internet – like sharepoint – but something that will work better than that. Any suggestions?
I moved this to a new topic.
I’m looking for “old school” file server functionality – just in the cloud:
1 – drive mapping
2 – user access management
3 – automated backup
4 - windows & mac compatibility
Selective synch is a bonus, but not the primary use.
Why an “old school” server model, though? Is there a particular user need that requires a traditional drive mapping paradigm using protocols like NFS/SMB/AFP
What about using “serverless” utility object storage like Amazon S3 with odrive as a user front-end?
- You can facilitate native Windows Explorer/Mac Finder integration with selective sync
- You will benefit from the attributes of S3 storage (scalable, durable, secure, redundant, etc… etc…)
- You can use Amazon IAM, separate buckets, or even odrive Spaces to manage user access
- You can enable versioning to allow recovery of deleted items
biggest thing i’m looking for is drive mapping + file browsing without having to synch. and user access management. i’d like to not have to hire a coder. is there a link to a particular approach that is not heavy tech that can be implemented by a power user?