Welcome to the FileAgo Documentation.
What is FileAgo?
FileAgo is a secure file storage, file management, file sharing and collaboration platform.
FileAgo can be used on cloud (FileAgo SaaS offering), or it can be installed on a server within your infrastructure (FileAgo Self-hosted).
Cloud v/s Self-hosted
In FileAgo Cloud, your data resides on the cloud, and we manage the infrastructure to ensure that the service is up and running at all times whereas for FileAgo Self-hosted, you install FileAgo in your own server (on-premise at office, or on cloud) by following the docs and manage the server yourself.
Self-hosted version of FileAgo retains most of the features of FileAgo Cloud, although some differences exist, as shown in the table below.
|Criteria||FileAgo Cloud (SaaS)||FileAgo Self-hosted|
|Storage||File data is stored in Object Stores of reputed cloud vendors.||File data is stored in the server's hard disk.|
|Accessibility||Can be accessed from any part of the world as long as a working Internet connection is available.||Varies as per setup. For e.g., an on-premise setup will not be accessible from outside the corporate network by default.|
|Encryption||Data stored in Object Stores are encryted using AES-256 encryption, and always transferred over HTTPS.||Data stored in hard disk are encrypted using AES-256 encryption, and always transferred over HTTPS.|
|De-duplication||File level de-duplication. Every new revision will create a new file in the Object Store.||Both file and block level de-duplication. Only changed (new) chunks are stored in the hard disk instead of the entire file.|
|Active Directory (legacy) / LDAP integration||Not available.||AD/LDAP integration is possible for FileAgo on-premise servers.|
|Azure AD integration||Azure AD can be used to manage and authenticate users in FileAgo.||Not available by default. Can be enabled and configured by contacting support.|
|SSO (SAML) authentication||Azure AD, and other SAML-based SSO services like OneLogin can be used to manage and authenticate users in FileAgo.||Not available by default. Can be enabled and configured by contacting support.|
|Document editor||Collabora Online is the default office document editor.||Collabora Online Development Edition (CODE) is the default office document editor.|
|Microsoft editors||O365 Business users can use Office for the web to create/edit documents in FileAgo.||Office for the web integration is not available. However, it is possible to integrate with its on-premise version known as Microsoft Office Online Server by contacting support.|
|Admin account||The first user (the person who signed up for cloud service) will have administrator privileges.||A dedicated 'admin' user is created during installation.|
|Upgrades||Upgrades and maintenance are scheduled and performed by our support team in a routinely manner.||User is responsible for keeping the server updated.|