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Backup
Viewed 1062 times since Fri, Mar 7, 2014
Making a backup This article doesn't cover backing up your user files, but only the Web File Share installation which includes the user settings, WebLink information, metadata, file comments and any other data the Web File Share users might... Read More
ZGL to ionCube
Viewed 1035 times since Fri, Mar 7, 2014
If you are running Web File Share for "Zend Guard Loader" and want to upgrade to PHP 5.4, or simply switch from "Zend Guard Loader" to "ionCube", you will need to replace the Web File Share application files with more appropriate versions. You can of... Read More
Resetting the FileRun superuser password
Viewed 929 times since Wed, Nov 22, 2017
Running the following from the command line should give you a new password: cd cron cron> php reset_superuser_pass.php your-site.com newpass You will need to replace your-site.com with the actual domain/hostname of your web server. If you do not... Read More
Upgrading to PHP 5.4
Viewed 916 times since Fri, Mar 7, 2014
PHP5.4 If you are running Web File Share on PHP 5.3 with "ionCube", then you can upgrade your server to PHP 5.4 without any additional change. If you are running any other version, you will need to replace the Web File Share installation with one... Read More
Migrating to another server
Viewed 799 times since Fri, Mar 7, 2014
Migrating to a new server There are three components to a Web File Share installation: The application files The MySQL database The user files The application files The Web File Share installation folder can simply be moved or copied from... Read More
Installing updates
Viewed 730 times since Fri, Mar 7, 2014
To install software updates please follow these steps: Access your Web File Share installation and log in as superuser (The default login name of the superuser is “admin”). Open “Control Panel” Go to “System configuration” » ... Read More
Upgrading PHP to version 7
Viewed 492 times since Wed, Nov 22, 2017
The Web File Share application files that are currently in use on your PHP 5 server were designed to be used specifically with that version of PHP. Upgrading to version 7 will make the Web File Share installation stop working. The solution is to... Read More
Changing the MySQL connection information
Viewed 471 times since Wed, Nov 22, 2017
You can change the MySQL connection information inside the file “system/data/autoconfig.php”. Simply open the file in a text or code editor and make the appropriate changes. Read More
Deleting old files
Viewed 465 times since Wed, Nov 22, 2017
The following command line script can be used for deleting old files from users home folders. php cron/delete_old_files.php 2592000 admin confirm 2592000 is 30 days in seconds, admin is the username of the account that is being cleaned and... Read More
Upgrading to PHP 5.5 or 5.6
Viewed 439 times since Wed, Nov 22, 2017
If you were running a recent Web File Share version on PHP 5.3 or PHP 5.4, you should be able to update PHP to 5.5 or 5.6 without any change made to the Web File Share installation. Read More