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Quick Start Guide

  1. Installation
    Go to "S-Drive Product Page" ( And click "Get S-Drive" button. Answer the questions, confirm the installation and click on "Install" button. After submitting your password click Continue/Next until the UI asks you to choose security level. Click on "Grant access to all users" and click "Next" and click "Install". For detailed instructions refer to S-Drive Installation section.

  2. Activating S-Drive
    Go to S-Drive Configuration from App Launcher. If it is not activated yet, page will be redirected to S-Drive Activation page. If Remote Site Settings are configured correctly, you need to complete "Step 2: Configure Amazon S3 Credentials", "Step 3: Configure Amazon S3 Bucket Name" and "Step 4: S-Drive Authorization" sections.

    • For Step 2, you must have Amazon S3 Access Key and Secret Key information to use with S-Drive.

    • For Step 4, you need to create a free S-Drive account and authorize S-Drive to connect your organization at

  3. Displaying S-Drive Tab
    For Salesforce Classic, go to "Setup" > "Personal Setup" -> "My Personal Information" -> "Change My Display". Click "Customize My Tabs" button. If you don't find the link, try "My Settings"> "Display & Layout"-> "Customize My Tabs". Select "Sales" from the "Custom App" drop down box. Move "S-Drive" from "Available Tabs" box to "Selected Tabs". Click "Save".
    For Salesforce Lightning, go to "App Launcher", there will be a new App Card for "S-Drive", select it. S-Drive App opens in lightning experience with 3 tabs, which are "Home", "S-Drive" for S-Drive folders and "S-Drive Configuration" tab for configuration settings.

  4. Using S-Drive Tab (for files not associated with any object)
    Go to S-Drive Tab in either Classic or Lightning. There you can upload files.

  5. Configuring out-of-the-box S-Drive attachments

    1. Classic
      S-Drive comes with preconfigured Account, Case, Contact, Opportunity attachments as overridden. If you want to use S-Drive Attachments on these objects, you can easily enable by following these steps:

      • After installing and activating S-Drive, go to "Setup" -> "App Setup" -> "Customize" -> "Accounts" (or Cases, Contacts, Opportunities) -> "Button and Links"

      • Click "Edit" next to the "View" label.

      • Select "Override with" as "Visualforce Page" and select the correct bundled page (AccountFilePage for Accounts, CaseFilePage for Cases, ContactFilePage for Contacts, OpportunityFilePage for Opportunities) from the dropdown and click Save.

      • You should see the Account (or Case, Contact, Opportunity) Files section in your individual object pages' bottom section.

    2. Lightning
      S-Drive comes with global S-Drive component that can be used for any type of objects (Account, Case, or Custom Objects). You can easily add S-Drive Lightning component to any record page by following steps:

      • On the any objects record page, (for example Account) click settings menu button (  ) on the top right. Select "Edit Page" option.

      • On the left side, under "Lightning Components" section > Custom > there is "SDrive" lightning component. Drag and drop the component to the record page wherever you want.

      • After component is added to record page on the right side, there will be attributes. Please fill these attributes correctly (Please check S-Drive Advanced User Guide to get detailed information).

        • Parent Object Name: Object name without prefix that own files (i.e. Account, MyCustomObject__c)

        • Object Namespace Prefix: If there is a prefix for parent object, you should put it here. (For Account it should be empty, for Custom object it should get you org prefix. i.e. for "cg_MyCustomObjectc" it will be "cg_")

        • File Object Name: Object name without prefix for files. (i.e. "AccountFile_c", "MyCustomObjectFile_c")

        • File Object Namespace Prefix:

        • If there is a prefix for parent object, you should put it here. (For Account it should be empty, for Custom object it should get you org prefix. i.e. for "cg_MyCustomObjectc" it will be "cg_")

        • Relationship Field Name: For Standart objects it is "[ObjectName]_r" (i.e. Accountr, Caser). For custom objects it is "Parent_r".

        • Default Sort Field Name: It can be object files any sortable field name with prefix. By default, it is "cg_File_Namec" assuming the usage of a managed package file object (please change this to "File_Name_c" if a custom file object is being used).

      • "Save" the record page using Save button on top right, then "Activate as Org Default" by clicking "Activation…" button right of it.

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