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PersonalSpace

PersonalSpace automatically makes files available on many end devices quasi synchronously. PersonalSpace can be used flexibly and can be integrated into Windows, Mac and Linux systems out of the box.

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Three examples of how to integrate PersonalSpace are described here. The connection to PersonalSpace works with all WebDAV-enabled devices.

Add to Windowsโ€‹

You can add Qiata PersonalSpace as a WebDAV drive using the native Windows integration. By mapping to a drive, you can browse files stored on Qiata PersonalSpace like files stored on a mapped network drive. Please note that an active network connection is required to use this function.

Map your PersonalSpace using the Explorer This step connects your PC to your Qiata PersonalSpace. Your PersonalSpace folder will show up as a mapped drive on your Windows Explorer.

  1. Press the Windows button + E simultaneously to bring up your Windows Explorer.
  2. Right-click on This PC and select Map network drive from the drop-down menu.

Map Network Drive Windows

  1. Choose a drive letter to which you want to map your PersonalSpace.
  2. Use the PersonalSpace path and add it to Folder. You will find the PersonalSpace path in an email sent to you or in your Qiata WebUI, under the โ€MultiSpaceโ€ item. Important: Do not use an IP-address instead of a FQDN as Windows does not support this.
  3. Make sure to check Reconnect at sign-in, to ensure that the mapping stays persistent upon subsequent reboots.

MultiSpace Credentials

MultiSpace Login

  1. Click the Finish button to finalize the steps. A popup will appear, in which you must enter your access data. Please enter your mail-address as username and your application-specific password. You can find your account details in your mailbox. If you have forgotten your password, you can change or reset it at any time using the WebUI.

Map using CMDโ€‹

This step connects your PC to your Qiata PersonalSpace using the command prompt. Your PersonalSpace folder will show up as a mapped drive on your Windows Explorer.

  1. Open a command prompt in your Windows (e.g WIN+R -> cmd -> Enter)

Command prompt

  1. Use the following command to automatically setup your PersonalSpace as a mapped drive. If necessary, please adjust the drive letter and change the address and access data to your own. You can find those informations within your account details mail, send from your Qiata. If you have forgotten your password, you can change or reset it at any time using the WebUI.
net use Z: https://<FQDN>/space /user:youruser yourpassword

Command line

Add to Ubuntuโ€‹

You can add Qiata PersonalSpace as a WebDAV drive using the Ubuntu integration. By mapping to a drive, you can browse files stored on Qiata PersonalSpace like files stored on a mapped network drive. Please note that an active network connection is required to use this function.

Map your PersonalSpace using Nautilus

  1. Open Nautilus and navigate to the Other Locations tab.
  2. Enter your protocol and your PersonalSpace path.

Ubuntu Nautilus

  1. Click on Connect. A popup will appear, in wich you must enter your access data. Please enter your mail-address as username and your application-specific password. You can find your account details in your mailbox. If you have forgotten your password, you can change or reset it at any time using the WebUI.

Login via graphical user interface

Map using the shell and WebDAV protocolโ€‹

This step connects your PC to your Qiata PersonalSpace using the shell. Your PersonalSpace folder will show up as a mounted folder in your filesystem.

  1. For mounting the Qiata PersonalSpace root rights and the programm davfs2 are required.
  2. The program can be installed from the Ubuntu repository

davfs2 installation

  1. Use the following command to mount your PersonalSpace. If necessary, please adjust the mounting location to your own.
sudo mount -t davfs https://fta.intern/space /mnt/MultiSpace
  1. Enter your mail-address as username and your application-specific password. You can find your account details in your mailbox. If you have forgotten your password, you can change or reset it at any time using the WebUI.

Login via command line

Add to macOSโ€‹

You can add Qiata PersonalSpace as a WebDAV drive using the native macOS integration. By mapping to a netdrive, you can browse files stored on Qiata PersonalSpace like files stored on a mapped network drive. Please note that an active network connection is required to use this feature.

Map using the Finderโ€‹

This step connects your masOS to your Qiata PersonalSpace. Your PersonalSpace folder will show up as a mapped drive on your Finder.

  1. Start Finder

MacOS Finder

  1. Press the command + k simultaneously to open connect to a server.
  2. Type in the PersonalSpace path and press enter. You will find the PersonalSpace path in an email sent to you or in your Qiata WebUI, under the MultiSpace item

Connect to Server

  1. Type in your PersonalSpace account details and press enter. You can find your account details in your mailbox. If you have forgotten your password, you can change or reset it at any time using the WebUI.

Login to network drive

Once you are connected to the network drive you can set up automatic connections upon logging into the Mac:

  1. Open System Preferences and click on Users Groups

System preferences

  1. Select your user name from the list left and then click the Login Items tab at the top.
  2. Click on + and choose the mounted Network drive

User Groups

User Groups