Manage files in the clouds with Command Line

Air Explorer has a command line client that allows you to perform some operations with the cloud servers without having to open Air Explorer. It can be very useful to automate file transfers,synchronizations, etc, in batch jobs that can run automatically.

The first step is to activate this function in the Options screen. It is only available for Pro accounts. Remember to add your command line password.

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To access the command line window you can open the CMD from the start menu or from the shortcut in the “View” menu.

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Available operations are: upload, download, create folder, synchronize, delete, copy, move, list directory, rename and get quota. Optionally the result of the command (logs) can be saved in a file.

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To run the operations you can follow the instructions shown on the command line panel.

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For example you will be able to run commands like this one:

AirExplorerCmd.exe upload “fileName.doc” “MyBoxAccount” “/documents” /password=****

To upload a file (fileName.doc) to a cloud server (Box) in a specific destination folder in the cloud (/documents).

Command-line to sync in Air Explorer

Air Explorer has the option to use a command line to start a synchronization automatically.

If you want to use it, first you have to save a synchronization.

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Open the command-line window. To open it, click on the start button and type CMD.

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Then, write the command: AirExplorer.exe -runsync [SyncName]
Repalace [SyncName] with the name you used to save the synchronization task.

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This command can be used in the Windows Task Scheduler to Schedule periodic synchronizations.

This feature is only available to Pro users.