21.0 SQL Database Connection

Filr uses the SQL database for storing file and folder, and user and group metadata. You can change any of the fields in this dialog to match corresponding changes to the database server.

Path: Port 9443 Appliance Console Configuration icon > Database

Best Practice: Plan your SQL database configuration in advance and use the following worksheets when working in this dialog:

  • Worksheet 23 - SQL Database

Table 21-1 Using the Database Connection dialog

Field, Option, or Button

Information and/or Action

Database Connection dialog

Worksheet 23 - SQL Database Connection

  • Database Type:

  • Select the appropriate option for the database server.

    • MariaDB or MySQL: Select MySQL

    • Microsoft SQL Server: Select MS SQL Server

  • Host Name or IP Address:

  • The DNS host name or IP address of your SQL server.

  • Port:

  • The port used for communications with Filr.

    The standard port for the database type is automatically selected.

  • User Name:

  • The user id that Filr uses to log in to the database server.

  • User Password:

  • The password for the User Name.

  • Encrypt Database Communication:

OK button

  • Click this to save your changes. Then click Reconfigure Filr Server so that the changes are used by Filr.

Cancel button

  • Click this to cancel the changes you have made.