9.1 Accessing Filr to Do the Filr End User Exercises

You need connections to Filr through the following access points to complete the Filr End User Exercises:

9.1.1 Connecting to Filr through a Browser and Installing the Filr Desktop Application

To connect through the browser and install the Filr Desktop Application:

  1. On the Windows management workstation, start a browser and access the following URL:


  2. If prompted, accept and install the certificate.

  3. Log in as User ID: apink.

  4. In the upper-right corner, click apink, then select Download Filr Desktop App.

  5. Click the appropriate link for the host workstation, for example, Windows X64 Client.

  6. Save the file.

  7. When the download completes, click Open Folder.

  8. Right-click the downloaded file and select Run as administrator.

  9. Run the installation, accepting the licenses, rebooting the workstation, and so on until the desktop application is installed.

    Depending on your download speed, downloading and installing Microsoft .NET can take a while.

    For additional information, see the applicable Quick Start on the Novell Filr online documentation site.

  10. Continue with Starting the Filr Desktop Application.

9.1.2 Starting the Filr Desktop Application

  1. On the Novell Filr welcome screen, click Start.

  2. In the Server URL field, type https://Filr-appliance-IP-address:8443, type Username: apink and apink’s Password, then click Next.

  3. Continue through any security warnings.

  4. Click Next.

  5. Click Next.

  6. Click Finish.

    A Filr folder is now available in on the workstation (in Windows Explorer or Macintosh Finder).

9.1.3 Installing and Starting a Filr Mobile App

Filr mobile apps are available as free downloads in the Apple App Store, the Google Play App Store, and the Amazon Appstore for Android.

Download and install the Filr mobile app on the mobile device as you would any other device app.

To access the Filr Mobile App:

  1. Start the app in the same way that you start other apps on your mobile device.

  2. Log in as Username: ablack.

  3. Continue with Understanding Test Users and Their Roles.