8.10 Viewing and Configuring Properties of an iFolder

Use the iFolders Properties page to view and configure the following information about a selected iFolder.

8.10.1 Understanding iFolder Properties

The following parameters report the disk space used on the server:

Table 8-3 Storage Parameters for iFolders Stored on the iFolder Server




The total amount of server disk space currently available for files or directories in the selected iFolder. The value is equal to the quota minus the used space.


The total amount of server disk space currently consumed by all files and directories in the selected iFolder.


Tthe value reports the total amount of server disk space allocated to the selected iFolder by the iFolder administrator. If no quota is set, the value is empty or N/A (Not Applicable).

The following parameters report the synchronization status for the local copy of the iFolder:

Table 8-4 Synchronization Parameters for iFolders Stored Locally



Last Successful Synchronization

The completion time of the most recent successful synchronization of your local copy of the iFolder with the iFolder server.

mm/dd/yyyy hh:mm:ss

Files/Folders to Synchronize

The total number of storage items (files and folders) in the iFolder that need to be synchronized.

Automatically Synchronizes Every

The synchronization interval for the iFolder. Specify the value in minutes, hours, or days.

When the iFolder client is used with a Novell iFolder 3.6 enterprise server, the interval cannot override the minimum interval specified by the iFolder administrator for the server or your account on the server, but it can override the client-wide synchronization interval.

Synchronize Now

Click the button to initiate a synchronization on demand.

Secure Sync

Secure Sync enables secure synchronization of files in the iFolder you are creating.You can enable secure channel for both regular and encrypted iFolders. With this option selected, iFolder allows you use a secure channel to synchronize between iFolder on the server and on the local machine.

8.10.2 Accessing iFolder Properties from a File Manager

  1. In the file manager, navigate to the iFolder, then select it.

  2. Right-click the iFolder, then click iFolder > Properties.

8.10.3 Accessing iFolder Properties from the iFolder Browser

  1. In the notification area, right-click the iFolder Services icon, then click iFolders to open the iFolder browser.

  2. In the list of iFolders, select the iFolder, then click Properties.