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  1. Authentication using AWS AssumeRole for S3

    Amazon AssumeRole is a common way of providing access this days to S3 buckets. This means to connect to S3, it needs more than just SecretKey and AccessKey. A role is configured too, and behind scene it gets a STS token to access the resources (there is actually a lot more details going on behind).

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    • 4 votes
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      • 5 votes
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        • Service-specific drive icons

          A Google icon for Google Drive, a Box icon for a Box drive, etc. Would make them easier to recognize for me.

          41 votes
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          • Add Synology Cloud Station support and attract a whole new user base.

            There are thousands of potential new Expandrive users out there if only they could connect to Synology's Cloud Station. It would help existing Expandrive users too I'm quite positive. Well...let the votes tell...

            136 votes
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            • Ability to change the location of the local cache directory for file uploads...

              Currently if I copy over 500GB of data from my local storage server to OneDrive, the SSD on my local system fills up with the cache of files waiting to be uploaded. It would be nice if I could set the location of that cache to be another drive/directory.

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              • ExpanDrive for Linux

                It would be nice to see this on Linux too as it is such a helpful tool to have.

                346 votes
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                • Client based transparent file encryption

                  Optional transparent encryption of files when read/write occurs to connected storage.

                  I'd really like to see this capability and would purchase several licenses for enterprise users.

                  Expandrive and Strongsync cover transport encryption but we also need to ensure the endpoint is encrypted and not by the endpoint itself.

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                  • I had either custom desktop icons for each service or could change them myself

                    I find the orange icons somewhat glaring and would prefer either the individual service icons or the possibility to edit them myself

                    21 votes
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                    • Support Amazon Glacier

                      It would be great if ExpanDrive would work as an Amazon Glacier client. Any possibility of that?

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                        • Support for ShareFile

                          ExpanDrive should support Sharefile

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                          • Had a denser layout

                            The Drives panel wastes a lot of space with huge amounts of area around controls and oversized text entry boxes. It looks more like it was made for iPad than Mac. It's not a big deal, but I wish it took up less space and used the space more efficiently.

                            21 votes
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                            • Synology Drive Support

                              Synology Drive Support Would be great! looking for a solution at this department.

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                              • Unidirectional Upload/Sync

                                I'd really like to be able to use ExpanDrive the way I use Yummy FTP, to archive off photos and music and movies to my NAS from my laptop. Unidirectional sync allows me to (for instance) sync my laptop's music folder with the music folder on my NAS that my Subsonic/Sonos/iTunes draw from. When I download some new music to my laptop, it gets automatically synced up to the server. When I delete it from my laptop (to save space) it's retained on the server.

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                                • Supports Enterprise Deployment for multi-user

                                  Installation of the product to a location on the system accessed by all users of the system eg within (c:\Program Files\ExpanDrive) will alow better distribution of the software within an enterprise environment. However user-specific data i.e. Credentials created and saved within %appdata%\ExpanDrive
                                  Also more clarity around the functionality of exinstall.exe which cannot be launched by standard user due to UAC problem.

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                                  • not able to delete files on backblaze

                                    I can upload succesfully, but do not seem to be able to delete the files.

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                                    2018-09-28T15:32:50.606Z - info: { "time": "2018-09-28 16:32:49,698", "logger": "http", "message": "request at:https://api001.backblazeb2.com/b2api/v1/b2_delete_file_version (400) {
                                    2018-09-28T15:32:50.606Z - info: "code": "bad_request",
                                    2018-09-28T15:32:50.606Z - info: "message": "required field fileName is missing",
                                    2018-09-28T15:32:50.606Z - info: "status": 400
                                    2018-09-28T15:32:50.606Z - info: }"}

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                                    • showed more information about the drive on the login screen

                                      Expandrive forgets the login or needs me to re-login in for a drive and shows a screen asking for credentials for box.com or google drive. The problem is I have about 5 accounts of each and I do not know know which one Expandrive needs me to re-credential (or why for that matter).

                                      Would be great if the volume name I entered to distinguish them was used on the login screen.

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                                      • Synchronise user specified directories between mounted drives

                                        I connect to different servers, I want that when I do changes to my WORK directory it propagates to other drives directories that I have designated to synchronise with my WORK directory.

                                        So, in practice,

                                        I would assign an existing directory (i.e. ORIGIN) at one of my drives. And select another drive where I would replicate (copy) the directory at DESTINY, but with the special feature that any future change I do in ORIGIN will be replicated in DESTINY, and vice versa, any future change will be replicated in ORIGIN if I change/add/delete any file in DESTINY.

                                        Even more interesting…

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                                        • Preferences: make available at all times, not just ExpanDrive startup

                                          One annoyance with ExpanDrive is that when it's running, there's no access to Preferences... after it starts up if you close that window. While it's running, there are times when I'd like to make a change (like add a new drive), or just now, decided I want it to run at login again. I have to exit and re-enter to do that. I understand some things might be bad ideas to do while running, perhaps like changing something mounted, but those could be disallowed, or a warning that an unmount/remount is needed (or a stop/start if something about, say, caching…

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