Installing iFolder3 for Mac

Installing iFolder3 for Mac

Novell iFolder is a software solution that allows you to securely synchronize any local files that you've placed in your iFolder directory across all your workstations and the iFolder server. All you need is an active Internet or network connection and the iFolder client.

iFolder provides the following benefits:

  1. Automatically backs up your local files to the iFolder server
  2. Transparently updates your files to your other workstations with the iFolder client

You can install the client software as follows:

  1. Open the Safari web browser.
  2. Type in and press Enter
  3. Click on the Client Software tab.
  4. Click on Mono Download for Mac to install the first package file.
  5. Click on iFolder Client for Intel Mac to install the second package file.
  6. Find and launch the iFolder3 program in your Applications folder.
  7. Click on the iFolder menu and click on the ‘Preferences’ item.
  8. Click on the Accounts link
  9. Click on the plus (+) sign to add your account in.
    1. Server =
    2. Username = your Novell Username
    3. Password = your Novell Password
    4. Maybe you want to click on Remember Password.
    5. Click on the “Log in” button.
      1. In the iFolders window that opens, click on the Upload link.
      2. In the window that opens, click the “Browse” button.
      3. Click on your Documents folder, and then click the “Open” button.

You have finished installing and configuring the iFolder 3 client.

Using iFolder3

You must launch iFolder3 each day to synchronize files unless you follow the instructions below to automate the process.

(Optional)  To start iFolder3 every time you start the Mac:

  1. Open ‘System Preferences’ from the Apple icon.
  2. Click ‘Accounts’.
  3. Click ‘Login Items’.
  4. Click the ‘plus’ sign to add a program.
  5. Find the iFolder3 icon in the Applications folder.
  6. Click the Add button.

If you quit the iFolder3 program during the day, you must restart the Mac before running iFolder3 again.



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