Accessing Shares from the GUI

As of Shares version 1.9.3, the client must have version 3.6.0 or later of Enterprise Server, Point-to-Point Client, or Desktop Client installed in order to access Shares on a server with version 3.6.0 or later of Enterprise Server, Point-to-Point Client, or Desktop Client installed.

Note: As of version 3.6.0, you can connect to Shares through the GUI, but command-line connection to Shares is not supported. To connect to Shares through the command line, you must download the Aspera CLI from the following location:

http://downloads.asperasoft.com/en/downloads/62

  1. To access Shares from the GUI, go to Connections and click the button.
    Enter the following information:
    Field Value Example
    Host https://host_FQDN https://shares.asperasoft.com/
    User Shares username (of user with API Login enabled) shares_user
    Authentication Shares user password X45ape34_1
  2. Click Test Connection to confirm your client application has successfully connected to Shares.
  3. Click Browse to specify the target directory.
  4. Click OK to save the connection.