How to add and remove Network Mount Locations?

When you add any Network Mount Location, our search server will index your data in those locations to make it searchable.

How to add Network Mount Location?

1. CIFS (Common Internet File System)

An enhanced version of Microsoft SMB, CIFS is a native file-sharing protocol in Windows. To mount CIFS in your system, follow these steps:

1. Click on the Settings tab. 

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2. Scroll down the Settings page.

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3. In the Connected Devices section, click on the Configure button. 

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4. Click on the CIFS option and you will see a pop-up appeared as shown. 

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5. Enter the Remote IP Address which is the IP address of the server where the share is located. Only the IP address is needed without any leading or trailing symbols such as / , . $ # etc.

6. Enter the Remote Mount Name which is the name of the share. For example: If the share is of the form \\My_computer_1\My_Share, then omit the computer name and enter only the share name, in this case, My_Share.

7. Enter the Windows Username - Here enter the name of the user who has read access to the share. NOTE: DO NOT add the domain name in front of the username. For example: If the active directory domain name is ‘my_domain.com’ and username is ‘Administrator’, then only provide Administrator in the username field.

8. Enter the Windows password and Click on the OK button.

2. NFS (Network File System)

NFS is used with Network Attached Storage and Linux systems. To mount NFS in your system, follow these steps:

1. Click on the Settings tab.

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2. Scroll down the Settings page.

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3. In the Connected Devices section, click on the Configure button. 

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4. Click on the NFS option and you will see a pop-up appeared as shown. 

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5. Enter the Remote IP Address.

6. Enter the Remote Mount Name which will be the folder name with the full path which has to be mounted and then click on the OK button.

3. AFP (Apple Filing Protocol)

Formerly known as Apple Talk, AFP offers file services for macOS.

1. Click on the Settings tab.

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2. Scroll down the Settings page.

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3. In the Connected Devices section, click on the Configure button. 

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4. Click on the AFP option and you will see a pop-up appeared as shown. 

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5. Enter the Remote IP Address which is the IP address of the server where the share is located. Only the IP address is needed without any leading or trailing symbols such as / , . $ # etc.

6. Enter the Remote Mount Name which is the name of the share. For example: If the share is of the form \\My_computer_1\My_Share, then omit the computer name and enter only the share name, in this case, My_Share.

7. Enter the Username - Here enter the name of the user who has read access to the share. NOTE: DO NOT add the domain name in front of the username. For example: If the active directory domain name is ‘my_domain.com’ and username is ‘Administrator’, then only provide Administrator in the username field.

8. Enter the password and Click on the OK button.

How to remove Network Mount Location?

To unmount any folder, just click on the minus sign, besides the name of the folder, on the Settings page. It will remove all the files that belong to that mount.

How can I add and remove the cloud drives on my system?

How do I add cloud drives on my system?

Google Drive

1. Click on the Settings tab. 

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2. Scroll down the Settings page. 

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3. Click on the Google Drive option and enter your username and password credentials to log in.

4. Click on the Allow button to allow QuikFynd to manage your files on the Google Drive. 

Google Drive will be linked to your account.

Dropbox

1. Click on the Settings tab. 

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2. Scroll down the Settings page. 

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3. Click on the Dropbox option and enter your username and password credentials to log in.

Dropbox will be linked to your account.

OneDrive

1. Click on the Settings tab. 

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2. Scroll down the Settings page. 

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3. Click on the OneDrive option and enter your username and password credentials to log in.

OneDrive will be linked to your account.

How do I remove cloud drives on my system?

To remove any of the cloud drives on your system, go to the Settings page and just click on the minus sign besides the respective drive. Click on the Yes, Remove button to remove the respective cloud drive. Otherwise, click on the Cancel button. The cloud drive will be deleted from your account.