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Share Google Storage Files Effortlessly Using FTPS Service

It is now possible to share Google Storage files effortlessly using FTPS service securely and remotely with NirvaShare. In order to access the shared files/folders, users can choose any of the FTP clients that are currently in use in the market.


In order to share Google Storage files using FTPS, the first step is to install NirvaShare in your system environment manually.

To configure the storage, please refer to the documentation below.

Installing FTPS Service

The default NirvaShare installation process does not involve installation of FTPS service. So you should install FTPS manually for which the detailed procedure is given in the below link.

Configuring FTPS Service

To perform Google Storage file sharing using FTPS, the built-in FTP server in NirvaShare has to be enabled and configured. The following document will help in configuring the same. 

FTPS Login Profile

The next step is all about creating a new FTPS Login profile in NirvaShare to share files from Google Storage after configuring FTPS settings. The following steps can help in its creation.

  • Go to the admin console of NirvaShare and click on Login Profiles.
  • Click on CREATE button from the top right corner.
  • Provide a name for the title.
  • For the Authentication, select FTPS.
  • Click on CREATE.
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Note – To restrict access to only certain white listed IP address or a range, please refer to Access Restriction with IP Address.


Now we are ready to use the FTPS to share Google Storage files or folders securely. To do this, we can create a Share against a folder/file from Google storage. The below document will help you to create new Share from the storage. During the Share configuration, make sure that you select the login profile created in the above section for FTPS. You can also create one or more shares and assign the same login profile.

Creating FTP Users

Access users in NirvaShare can be assigned to FTPS service. These users can use any of the FTP client to access the shared files.

access users

To create a new Access User click on CREATE button on the top right corner.

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  • Provide User name, First name, Last name and Email Id.
  • Select the login profile as FTPS and select a login profile from the dropdown.
  • Enable Active
  • Click on CREATE USER
  • To set the password for the user refer to document HERE.
  • One or more access users can be assigned to the login profile of the FTPS service.

At any point, login profile and other user information can be changed by editing the user.

FTPS Client

Access users can use any of the many popular clients, such as FileZilla, Win SCP, Coffee Cup etc. to connect with FTPS server in NirvaShare.

  • To connect,  host name and port are required. Edit the login profile of the FTPS to get these information.
  • Connect using port no. 21.
  • FTP username and password will be the Access user assigned to the FTPS login profile.
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