Functionality wise, Folder and file sharing is similar to team folder collaboration. There are 3 major differences.
(1) Team folder is managed by administrator for the team; while Folder sharing is managed by each team member.
(2) Team folder can only be published to known team users; while folder sharing can be shared to external user on a read-only basis, in addition to sharing with internal team users.
(3) Team folder is always collaboration on a folder level; while folder and file sharing can share on a single file level.
Share a Folder or a FileThere are two ways to share a folder or a file from the web browser user interface. You can hover over a file or folder and click the sharing button.
You c an also click into a folder and then click the “Sharing” button.
Team Member Receives Shared ItemsWhen you share an item with a team member, the team member can login to Gladinet web portal and see the shared item under the “Files shared with me” folder.
External User Receives Shared ItemsAn external user will receive an email invitation for a shared item. When you open the item, it will show you an electronic delivery from Gladinet.
Once you open the shared item, it will show you the folder and files.
Remember, these files and folders are hosted in your own IBM SmartCloud Object Storage account. Isn’t that cool?
Go to www.gladinet.com to try it out yourself.
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