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Configuring M-Files Web Access

M-Files Web access requires .NET Framework version 4.0 (or higher) and Internet Information Services (IIS) on the server machine.

M-Files Web can be accessed through a Matter tab in eCounsel by deploying the Web Page Container widget. The number of results displayed inside the Web Page Container widget is limited to 500.

To enable web access to M-Files:

  1. Open the mfiles_admin.jpg M-Files Admin tool from the Microsoft Windows Desktop or by clicking the Start menu, selecting All Programs, selecting M-Files 2015, and selecting M-Files Admin.
  2. On the M-Files Admin window, click the Help menu and select Help on M-Files Admin.
  3. Search for the "Enabling Web and Mobile Access" topic in the M-Files User Guide Help.
  4. Follow the instructions to enable the M-Files Web Client.

To enable the Java applet for M-Files Web:

  1. Open a browser and navigate to http(s)://<Your M-Files Web domain>/Configuration.aspx.
  2. Login with system administrator credentials.
  3. In the navigation pane, expand Vault-specific settings.
  4. Select the appropriate vault and set the Java applet option to Enable.

To configure the Web Page Container widget in eCounsel:

  1. Open Suite Manager.
  2. On the Suite Manager control panel, click the Widgets component in the System Configuration area.
  3. On the Widgets window, click Import.
  4. On the Select the XML or Script File for Import dialog box, select the XML Files type, navigate to the WebPageContainerWidget.xml file provided by Mitratech, and click the Open button.
  5. On the Widget Information dialog box, enter the following information:
    • The Uniform Resource Locator (URL) to access the M-Files Web page in the form:
      • <MFilesServer> is the fully qualified name of the server machine on which the M-Files Web Client is installed
      • <VaultGUID> is the Mitratech Document Vault identifier (such as 4E369F48-228E-4923-A662-103C4C31437F); to identify the vault GIUD, right-click the name of the vault in the M-Files Admin tool and select Properties
      • Note: With this configuration, the number of results that are display in eCounsel is limited to 500 files.
    • The number of pixels used to determine the height of the Web page for optimal display.
    • Click the Display as popup checkbox to create a blank page to display the Web page (as opposed to displaying the contents of the Web page on the tab).
    • If encryption is used, the type of encryption and key to be used to encrypt information passed between Bridgeway Suite and the Web page. Currently, Mitratech supports the com.bridgeway.utilities.BSICrypt3DesSpec encryption provider (an encryption algorithm using the Cryptix engine).
  6. On the Widget Information dialog box, click Save and Close.

  7. See the Web Page Container Widget Guide for information on configuring access to the widget in eCounsel.

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