DocuShare Connect



Reduce the amount of printed materials by scanning your paper-based documents into one centralised content repository. Attach metadata tags to instantly organise, archive and use your paper-to-digital content.


Back up documents to protect them from accidental loss and reduce the amount of content stored in email or personal computer files. All staff can access the most current version of documents at any time, which increases efficiency and supports compliance. Staff have secure 24/7 access to information they need directly from the ApeosPort device or their PC. Users can control permissions and access to documents.

Complete indexing of documents for easy search and retrieval, dramatically cutting down on the amount of time staff spend looking for documentation.


Multifunction devices offer solid performance backed by unprecedented ease of use. These devices deliver flexibility and advanced features to copy, print, scan and fax to suit workgroups of any size. Produce professional documents which use a set of advanced imaging technologies to deliver vibrant and consistent output.


Output Destination and Repository
DocuShare Express 6.5.3

System Specifications
DocuShare Connect should be installed on a dedicated server which has no other roles. 
The minimum requirements are:

  • CPU: 2.4 GHz Intel Xeon or AMD Opteron processor
  • RAM: 4 GB RAM or greater
  • Hard Drive: 25 GB free disk space + enough space for expanding document storage
  • Network adapter: 100Mb Network

Minimum For high OCR sites the requirements should be increased, or additionally, another server added as OCR Server dedicated role.

Operating Systems Supported

  • Windows 2003 Server R2 or SP2, Standard or Enterprise (32-bit)
  • Windows 2008 Server SP2 Standard or Enterprise (32-bit or 64-bit)
  • Windows 2008 Server R2 Standard or Enterprise (64-bit)

Windows Server Configuration Requirements

  • Current patches Must be a member of a Windows Active Directory Domain
  • Primary DNS must be set to the domain DNS server
  • Regional settings/locale must be set to English Australia
  • IIS version 6 must be installed on Windows 2003
  • IIS version 7/7.5 must be installed on Windows 2008
  • NETBIOS over TCP/IP must be enabled
  • ASP.NET 2.0 must be installed
  • 'Web Exception' must be set to 'Allowed' for ASP.NET 2.0 in IIS
  • IIS Role features for 'Authentication' need to have 'Windows Authentication' module added.
  • IS 6 MetaBase must be installed with IIS

Databases Supported

  • DocuShare Express installs and uses SQL 2005 Express on all versions of the DocuShare Connect host server
  • DocuShare Connect installs and uses SQL 2005 Express on Windows 2003
  • DocuShare Connect installs and uses SQL 2008 R2 Express on Windows 2008
  • DocuShare Connect also supports using a SQL 2005, SQL 2008, or SQL R2 external database

Web Browsers Supported

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 6 SP1, 7, or 8
  • Mozilla Firefox 2.0, 3.0, or 3.5
  • Opera 9.0
  • Apple Safari 2.0 or 3.0






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