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  • 1. Filr – Next Generation File Experience Onderwijsdag 2012Anthony PriestmanSr. Technology Specialistapriestman@novell.com
  • 2. File Sharing Today … Simple file sharing à la 1990. Lots of plumbing, many “dead” files On-line social file-sharing and backup Team and social collaboration tools Cloud only, consumer Disruptive (“move all focused and not feasible your files here”) and in most enterprises doesnt improve the basic file experience2 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 3. Introducing Novell Filr ® Simple, Social, On-prem + Forrester 2010: only 8% of organizations plan to use the Mobile Secure cloud – 3% are using it right Controlled now. Novell Filr gives IT powerful new abilities to deliver social file sharing to users’ popular devices, combining the capabilities of well-known online tools with enterprise controls.3 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 4. Filr Appliance Filr v1 Release Simple appliance install approach• Local Administrator Account / Password• Server Name• Network IP address – DHCP or Manual• Finalize Configuration via the browser 4 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 5. Novell Filr at 10,000 Feet ® W N File servers supporting CIFS or I A NCP can be used, as well as OES N S eDirectory or MS AD for IDs /NW S Appliance providing management, sync, notification, indexing services and web access Filr Windows 7, iOS, Android and browser clients talk CIFS, NCP or HTTP to Filr and file servers5 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 6. “Filr” Architecture Overview Filr Appliance:External/Outside the Firewall • Authentication - eDir, AD • FAMT - NCP, CIFS, HTTPS, WebDAV file access Novell • Notification and Search (Comet, Environments: Lucene, QuickFinder) - NCP, CIFS file • New Social Storage: Leverage access CIFS, NCP existing storage in Novell or - NSS Filesystem HTTPS Microsoft ecosystems CIFS CIFS, NCP, HTTPS, WebDAV Microsoft Env.: - CIFS file access Filr Clients: Filr Clients: - NTFS Filesystem • Windows 7, Android, • Policy Driven - 3rd Party NAS iPhone, iPad • SSO with Novell, Microsoft • FileSpaces - Next Generation F:DRIVE CIFS  NCP, CIFS, HTTPS access  Sharing, Notifications, Search CIFS, NCP  File Sync 6 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 7. Cross Platform access Filr v1 Release Users can be enabled from eDirectory or Active Directory environments. Users can access file resources from eDirectory and Active Directory environments. Users can access file resources across multiple eDirectory trees, and Active Directory Domains.  Users must exist in each corresponding environment Policies are applied against a Directory Service User, Container: eDirectory or Active Directory7 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 8. Filr – Web based Administration Filr v1 Release8 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 9. What are File Spaces Filr v1 Release Next Generation Mapped Drive without the Drive Letter • A UNC path to a NSS Volume, Windows Share, NAS CIFS Share Provides new capabilities to existing Storage • On-the-fly end-user controlled sharing of files and folders  Internal, external users, its like sending an email, right click, share, tweet about it ! • Send & receive notifications – Tweet-like messages to users about the files you share and update. Native Habitat: integrated into Device/OS Folder View • Windows File Explorer, Mobile Device Applet view • Windows Library Filr Folder • File Sync with Merged-views between local and Network storage9 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 10. A bit more about File Space Types Filr v1 Release Admin Controlled (FileSpaces)  Points to an “existing” NSS volume/folder, Windows NTFS Share, or NAS CIFS Share where data is in use thru standard mapped drives  Admin Controlled FS may need to have more restrictive settings for sharing, notifications, and synchronization controls.  Filr policy can disable sharing, notifications, and synchronization.  Existing Quota settings are honored  Basic File Versioning support Personal Ad Hoc (Filr Storage)  Points to Free Space Dedicated for Filr File Sharing.  Supports NSS, Windows NTFS Shares, or NAS CIFS Shares  Users can create their own personal File Spaces for personal and collaborative sharing needs  Quota can be set on Users  Basic File Versioning support10 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 11. Enterprise Controls: File Space Policy Filr v1 Release Location, Display Name, and Type  Location: A UNC path to NSS, NTFS Windows Share, or NAS  Display Name: appears as a folder under the Neutron Library on the device  Type: Admin Controlled, Personal, Ad_Hoc NOTE: Concurrent FileSpace access to eDirectory & Active Directory. You can create a FS Policy pointing to a NSS Volume, and another FS Policy pointing to a NTFS Share. The user (password sync’ed) must exist in environments. Behavior Settings  Enable Sharing. External, Internal or Both  Enable File Synchronization  File Synchronization Filters – based on File/Folder Meta Data  Enable Notifications Associations  Associations must be selected – eDirectory and Active Directory. Association can be applied to Users, or Containers.11 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 12. What is a “Merged View”: File Spaces Filr v1 Release File Space Policies Control: • File synchronization to a workstation/device • File Sync based on file meta data (access & modification times, size, extension) • User See’s a Merged view between files locally synchronized and files remaining on Server Storage (NSS, NTFS, NAS) CIFS, NCP File Space • OES, NetWare NSS Volume/Folder • Local Filr Managed Library • Windows NTFS Shares • Folders (File Spaces) display both: • 3rd Party NAS CIFS Shares  Locally synchronized files/folders  Server Hosted files/folders – not synch’ed12 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 13. Filr on Windows 7: Everything in One Place Next Generation Mapped Drives: Access existing Network Shares and NCP Volumes13 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 14. Filr on Windows 7: Everything in One Place My personal files: - Users Home Directory on existing server – Novell NetWare, OES, or Windows, & NAS - Synchroniztion of Home Folder14 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 15. Filr on Windows 7: Everything in One Place Files/Folders others shared with me: With Comments, Synchronized, Leased Times (share for specified time frame, 1 month, year, etc.)15 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 16. Windows 7 Plugin Capabilities Windows File Explorer Integration Features  Context Sensitive menu (Filr FileSpaces)  Sharing & Notification right-click dialog  Favorites shortcut, FileSpace Library TrayApp Notification Area Features  Sharing, File Tweeting message pop-ups Search  FileSpaces via Windows Native Search Capabilities  Personal, Shared, Corporate Wide FileSpace Access Behind the Firewall:  Novell NSS volumes via NCP, CIFS  Microsoft Network Shares (NTFS) via CIFS  HTTPS and WebDAV FileSpace Access Outside the Firewall:  HTTPS access to NSS, MS Windows Shares, NAS CIFS Shares16 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 17. Filr Android App iOS (iPhone/iPad) will be supported too17 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 18. Android and iOS applets Filr v1 Release FileSpace Access  HTTPS access to NSS, Windows Shares, NAS CIFS Shares  File sync - selective  Filr Server proxies access  Sharing and File Tweeting Notification  Receive, and send sharing notices, and file tweets Search  FileSpaces - Personal, Shared, Corporate Wide Android OS Versions  v2.2 Froyo iOS versions:  iOS v4.2.1 – iPad, iOS v4.3.2 – iPad2: Neutron v1.118 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 19. Users Share Externally Outside the Enterprise • Public – Share files with external users with no file collaboration capability – Similar to emailing a document today with an external party. • Public Trust – Share files with external users, external users authenticate to Filr (openID & Token Auth) and can collaborate on files (based on permissions) • Corporate maintains control over content – allowing files to either remain in corporate storage (tight controls), or allowed to get copied off and used externally (loose controls)19 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 20. Novell Filr: Platform and System Specifics• Filr Appliance Deployment platform: VMware virtual appliance – Coming: XEN, Hyper-V, etc. based on customer demand • File Server storage targets: NetWare, OES/Linux, Windows Server 2003/8, NAS: NetApp, and EMC Celerra • Client-side: Windows 7, Browser, Android, iOS (iPad/iPhone) – Coming: Native MAC support• Directories: Active Directory, eDirectory – Note: no schema extensions are required 20 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 21. Open Enterprise Server Components Workloads with Deployment Flexibility User & IT iFolder Enhanced Novell Linux Novell Cluster iPrint Upgrade Volume Services Productivity Manager Utilities Interoperability Domain SAMBA AFP stack CIFS stack Identity Services for Manager 3.6 Windows Bundle Edition File Storage POSIX File Dynamic Archive & NSS DFS w/ Systems Storage Versioning Junction Technology Support Networking & Novell Client NetStorage DNS & DHCP Novell QuickFinder Management eDirectory Auto YaST Novell Novell iManager Remote Manager XEN Virtualization SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP121 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 22. Components Replaced by Novell Filr ® Workloads with Deployment Flexibility User & IT iFolder Enhanced Novell Linux Novell Cluster iPrint Novell Filr Upgrade Volume Services Productivity Manager Utilities Interoperability Domain SAMBA AFP stack CIFS stack Identity Services for Manager 3.6 Windows Bundle Edition File Storage POSIX File Dynamic A&V NSS DFS w/ Systems Storage Novell Filr Junction Technology Support Networking & Novell Client NetStorage DNS & DHCP Novell QuickFinder Management Novell Filr eDirectory Novell Filr Auto YaST Novell Novell iManager Remote Manager XEN Virtualization SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP122 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 23. Open Enterprise Server & Filr Filr Filr iFolder iFolder Netstorage Netstorage Filr Quickfinder Quickfinder OES OES OES ... 2011 2012 2014 • iFolder, Netstorage and Quickfinder retired in next major OES rev after OES 11 • OES customers with current Maintenance will be entitled to Filr23 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
  • 24. Novell Filr Time Line ® • Early Adopter Release Juli 2012 – Reduced feature set – Get feedback on design and experience – Recruit early adopters • Launch of v1 November 2012! – Get references and additional feedback • V2 Q2 2013 – Multi-site, Native Mac client and more …24 © Novell, Inc. All rights reserved.
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