File Share Library

Connect a network file share to a SharePoint document library

Key Features

SharePoint and File Share Combined for Effective Management and Collaboration

No Migration

Familiarity, reliability and convenience enhance the file sharing experience.

  • Access and manage content stored in network file shares directly from SharePoint
  • Display all content from all sources side by side in your document library
  • Content is displayed in a familiar SharePoint document library interface

Many Files, One Location

Find what you need in one place, at one time, regardless of file size.

  • Display SharePoint and file share content side by side
  • Quickly change where files are stored, for easy management and collaboration
  • No more time-wasting restrictions based on limitations to file size uploads

SharePoint Powered

Enhance management and collaboration while keeping all the benefits that SharePoint brings.

  • SharePoint features, including permissions and security trimming, are applied to File Share content
  • File share content is synced for continuously up-to-date data
  • Manage document folders, upload files, search content, set alerts or trigger workflows in a familiar environment

Key Benefits

Enhance File Sharing for Effective Collaboration

No migration needed. Easy to set up and use.

Content synced and stored in a SharePoint interface.

Quickly change where files are stored.

Apply SharePoint security trimming and permissions.

More Features

Easy Integration

File Shares work like a SharePoint document library, with permissions and ribbon controls

Large File Support

File Share Library displays files that are too large to be uploaded to SharePoint.

Hybrid Content

Display content from SharePoint, file shares or both side by side in the same document library.

Smarter Storage

Make use of existing storage options and free up space in SharePoint.


Flexible Syncs

Ensure files are up-to-date with scheduled or end user-triggered synchronizations.

Simple Archiving

Users can move files from SharePoint or the file share to a specified archive location.

Broader Access

Allow users to manage file share content without requiring direct access to the network.

Power Settings

Granular options provide powerful functions, such as automatic archiving and bulk file migration.


Share Selectively

Users can include or exclude specific file share folders and subfolders from being synced.

See File Share Library in Action

Watch our File Share Library video and see for yourself how easy it could be for your business to replace file sharing limitations with advanced file management.



SharePoint 2016

SharePoint 2013

SharePoint 2010

Operating System:
64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 R2 Service Pack 1 AND 64-bit edition of Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1)

Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

Microsoft Internet Explorer 10 or higher

Operating System:
64-bit edition of Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 OR 64-bit edition of Windows Server 2012 Standard or Datacenter

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2013 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or higher

Operating System:
Microsoft Windows Server 2008

Microsoft SharePoint Foundation 2010 or Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010

Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 or higher

Installation / Configuration FAQ

Bamboo offers a wide range of services to answer any questions and help with any plans you may have concerning this product. This short FAQ may cover your initial queries.

Q. I will need information to refer to during our installation and configuration processes. What materials do you have?

A. You can go to our online Webinars and Tutorials, where our experts demonstrate products step-by-step. Alternatively, you can refer to our Product Documentation for a list of documents on installation and configuration.

For a broader information range and to search specific items, refer to our Knowledge Base.

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This product is designed to enhance your SharePoint experience, expanding capabilities and enabling greater efficiency and enhanced productivity within your SharePoint environment. We believe the ROI potential of this offering makes it a sound investment for any organization looking to improve work processes.

SharePoint 2016

  • SharePoint Server 2016
  • Software, Release 2.5 for SharePoint 2016 – per server license
  • Includes one year of Support
  • (HW60.R2.5.SP2016.ML)

SharePoint 2013

  • SharePoint Foundation 2013
    & SharePoint Server 2013
  • Software, Release 2.5 for SharePoint 2013 – per server license
  • Includes one year of Support
  • (HW60.R2.5.SP2013.ML)

SharePoint 2010

  • SharePoint Foundation 2010
    & SharePoint Server 2010
  • Software, Release 2.5 for SharePoint 2010 – per server license
  • Includes one year of Support
  • (HW60.R2.5.SP2010.ML)