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SilverSHielD License Types

The table below shows an overview of the license types, and related capabilities, for SilverSHielD as of version 6.0. Read more

Cloud2Drive’s cache files location on disk

Depending on the operating system, you can find your Cloud2Drive cache files in different locations.

If you’re running Windows XP or 2003 they are in:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Extenua\C2DCache\

If you’re running Windows Vista, 2008, 7, 2012, or 8 they are in:


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How to erase files older than X days

SpinWave Spectrum’s scripting framework is very powerful, here’s an example of a simple script that identifies all files older than 2 days, copies them to a different location, and securely erases the original ones afterwards.

Using the new User class in SilverSHielD v6.0

SilverSHielD v6.0 drops the old “User” object and introduces the brand new TSilverSHielDUser class, from which you can instantiate as many “user objects” and you need at run-time.

Here’s a short example that shows how to clone a user profile from within a script run by SilverSHielD’s event-handling subsystem:

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Using the catch-all (*) virtual user to relay authentication to an Active Directory

SilverSHielD v6.0 introduces significant enhancements to user management, especially with regards to its support for Active Directory.

It is possible to authenticate all your AD users in SilverSHielD by creating a special user profile and using * (star, or asterisk) as a username; that user must be allowed to perform password authentication, and the “use Windows/AD account auth” option must be enabled. See the image below for a visual example. Read more