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eBox Administrator - 5-Minute Quick Start Guide

Welcome to the eBox Administrator 5-Minute Quick Start Guide

This tutorial will show you how to setup your eBox account in just 5 minutes!


Step 1: SIGN IN to the eBox Website
Please use the temporary password we sent you via email.


Step 2: This is our Web-Based File Browser
Every new user gets a default Documents and Pictures folder (you can delete them if you want).
You can drag and drop files and folders into the web interface.


Step 3: Change your password
a) Click the User Menu (top right) and select Change Password from the dropdown menu.


b) Enter the temporary password we sent you into the Old Password field
Enter your New Password twice, click OK



Step 4: Create eBox Users
a) Click on the Management Console icon (top right)


b) In the Users box, click Add New User

c) Click Native User


d) Fill in the user's details, click CONTINUE


f) Click COMMIT

g) You will now see the newly created eBox User. We have sent an email with a temporary password and quick start guide to this user.


Step 5: Create a Team Folder to be shared with your user(s)
a) In the Team Folders (Shared Workspaces) box, click CREATE A TEAM FOLDER


b) Select Existing Tenant Storage

c) Select Default Tenant Storage

c) Enter a name for this team folder (for example, we put Company), click CREATE

d) Click Add Collaborators


e) Select the eBox User(s) you want to have access to this Team Folder, click APPLY


f) You will now see the eBox User(s) assigned to this Team Folder, click the SAVE button


g) Go back into My Files (top right)


h) You will now see the newly created Team Folder
Files in team folders are shared between users that are assigned to that folder. Users cannot see each others files, unless those files are in a team folder both users are assigned to.


All Done!

For the full eBox Experience, please install the desktop software on your computer.

eBox Desktop Client Software for Windows
eBox Desktop Client Software for Mac


You can also download our Mobile App for iOS and Android mobile devices, search for EnGuard Box in the Google Play and App Store.