Instructional Technology Support, College of Education @UH Manoa
July 19, 2017 by Nia Ordinario
How to share your online files through links using ownCloud. This feature is used when sharing your files on ownCloud to others outside of the COE.
Begin by clicking on the ownCloud icon and then selecting Open ownCloud in browser.
Locate the file you want to share, hover your mouse over the file and click on Share.
Check box to Share link.
You can also check the options to password protect or set an expiration date on the link, if you wish.
Tip: If you are sharing a document that contain sensitive information or personally identifiable information (PII), you may wish to use one or both of these options.
Copy the file link.
You can paste your copied link to an email message, Google doc or anywhere you would like the link to be available.
To view links of files that you have already shared, click on the Shared by link tab on the left-hand side of the ownCloud client.