Login to your CentreStack web portal .
Click the User Icon (1) then select the Download Client (2) button.
You will then see the “Download Native Clients” page. Choose the Installer Package (3) for your system. Click the Downloads link on the top-right of the window and double-click on the Mac Client .dmg file (4) to start the Cloud Drive Installer.
Double click on the “Cloud Drive” volume (1). Click “Continue” (2), then “Agree” (3) to the License Agreement to continue.
Select “Continue” (4).
Enter username and password for the MAC machine and select “Install Software”.
Once the software is installed, on the MAC machine go to
Applications and double click on the “Cloud Drive Mac Client” icon.
Login to the Cloud Drive using your CentreStack “User Name” and “Password”. Ensure that the Access point is set to the proper domain or IP address. and click “Login”. These credentials will authorize your Cloud Drive Client and connect it to your CentreStack user account.
Once you have logged in, you can see the Cloud drive as a mounted Volume in the Finder.
The cloud drive icon will appear on the MAC machine’s main screen. You can also double click on the icon to access the cloud drive.
Primary Use Cases¶
- Collaborative access to the Cloud Drive
The Drive based random access is one of the primary way of accessing files and folders in the cloud drive.
- Syncing local folders to the Cloud Drive for remote access
Another primary use case is users want to continue to work in a local folder, and then attach that folder to the CentreStack account so the content of the folder (or folders) will be synchronized in a 2-way fashion between the local Mac folder and the remote CentreStack folder.
After the installation is completed, a system tray icon will appear that allows you to open your CentreStack Drive.
you can access the managemnt console for CentreStack Drive and you can also perform a quick check of your system status.