System requirements

The following is a list of operating system requirements for the ShareFile User Management Tool for Policy-Based Administration.

  • Windows Server 2016
  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows Server 2012
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7

.NET Requirements

  • .NET Framework 4.5
  • For best performance, install .NET Framework on a domain-joined machine or VM.

IMPORTANT: Users on the following machines must manually enable .NET 3.5 in order to run the ShareFileProxyConfig.exe file.

  • Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Windows 8 or later

Information on manually enabling .NET 3.5 can be found within the following Microsoft article:

ShareFile requirements

You ShareFile account must have:

  • Policy Based Administration enabled
  • Available employee licensees in ShareFile for each user who is to be added

A ShareFile admin user with the following permissions:

  • Create and Manage Policies
  • Create Employees
  • Create Shared Distribution Groups
  • Edit Shared Distribution Groups

Active Directory Requirements

An admin or service account with full read permissions to the domain to run the User Management Tool

User accounts to be mirrored in AD must have the following attributes:

CN LDAP-Display-Name
E-mail Addresses mail
ms-DS-Phonetic-First-Name msDS-PhoneticFirstName
ms-DS-Phonetic-Last-Name msDS-PhoneticLastName
Object-Guid objectGUID