9.4 Configuring Content Editor Options in Filr Appliance

Path: Port 8443 Filr Administration Console > System > Content Editor

Before you configure the Content Editor options, you must do the following:

  • Deploy a Content Editor appliance.

  • Configure the Content Editor appliance with the DNS hostnames of each Filr appliance that you want to be able to connect to it.

Table 9-4 Using the Content Editor Configuration dialog

Field, Option, or Button

Information and/or Action

Enable Content Editor

  1. Select this to enable collaborative editing for Filr users.

  2. Specify the configuration information for the following fields.

  • Server URL

  • The access URL (IP address or DNS hostnames of the Content Editor appliance.

  • Test connection button

  • Click this to test the connection between Filr and the Content Editor appliance.

Content Editor Policies:

Set the policies that will be applicable to the user when performing collaborative edit.

When a user is editing the file and if changes are made to the policy, then the file has to be reloaded for the changes to take effect.

  • Disable copy

  • Content from the document cannot be copied to any other document.

  • Disable print and download

  • The file getting edited cannot be printed or downloaded to your local workstation.

  • Disable Watermark

  • By default, this option is enabled.

    When this option is enabled, watermark is displayed across the document. Email id or name of the user is displayed as watermark. The watermark is also displayed on printing the document.

    NOTE:This option is available with CE 1.0.1 version.

Now the Collaborative Editing functionality is ready to use on all Filr Clients and Web UI.

NOTE:CE 1.2.3 onwards, any .txt files, opened for online edit, will be in read-only mode until you click the edit icon on the bottom right corner.