Managing External USB Drive(s)
Permission Settings for Active Users
To allow or deny active users access to USB, go to Control Panel → User → Select User → Edit.
Assign Folder Permission → External Folder.
Deny: user will have no access unless content is explicitly shared via email/share link.
Read/Write: user will have access.
Note: If the user does not see the USB from Amber iX Mobile & Desktop, the user will need to export the USB. Please see Exporting Folders so they are accessible from Amber iX
USB Renaming and Exporting Permissions
To rename or to allow/deny exporting of a USB, go to Control Panel → Local Common Folder → Select External USB Drive → Edit.
Here, you can rename the USB and allow/deny the USB to be exported by other active users.
Accessing the USB
Amber iX Desktop (My Amber → Exported Data):
Amber iX Mobile (Amber Folder):
PC/Mac Web Browser (Amber OS → File Explorer):
Note: Windows or macOS, must be on the same local network as Amber unless remote access and port forwarding are enabled).
Enabling photo and video indexing generates thumbnails for viewing in My Photos in Amber iX. Go to Control Panel → Indexing Service → Photo and Video.
Additionally, specific folders can be selected for indexing/organizing by scrolling down and selecting the USB → Edit.
Choose to index specific folders, all files, or none.
Managing indexing/organizational services can also be done in Amber iX Mobile:
More Options → Organizational Progress and Settings → Settings → External Drive.