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What is HTTP Commander?

HTTP Commander is a web based file management solution. Provides a basic functionality for working with files (create, copy, delete, etc.), and many additional features such as integration with cloud services, editing Office documents online directly in your browser, tags, comments, and more.

Ideal for integration into an existing Active Directory structure, since You can use your existing users base, the existing network shares and NTFS permissions.

It can also be used without the AD, users can register themselves, administrators can manage users directly within the application.

Here are some problems solved by HTTP Commander :
  • You have existing files in your internal network and you need to provide users with ability to access them externally in a simple and secure way without installation of additional software on client side and keep files physically in your internal network.
  • You need to organize simple and secure way for folders/files management for your users with ability to set different permissions for different users/groups.
  • You need to allow users edit office documents directly in browser without installation of additional software.

We offer on-Premises and Cloud hosted licenses for HTTP Commander:
  • On-Premises is hosted on your own server. Great choice if you already have Windows server or if Http Commander should be installed inside your internal network. You pay for the license once and there are no recurring payments.
  • Hosted in the Cloud is hosted on our servers. You will have your own Cloud storage! Easy to start : You don’t need to worry about the configuring server and installing of the application, we shall do everything for you. You still will have full control over your virtual server.

Why HTTP Commander?

  • User-friendly UI
    Familiar and user-friendly Windows Explorer-like interface
  • Edit Office documents
    Edit office documents
    in browser
    using online document editors or
    in well-known desktop MS Office applications.
  • WebDAV
    Support of WebDAV protocol allows to
    map shared folders as a network drives.
  • Easy AD integration
    Fast and transparent integration with existing Active Directory infrastructure. Support of Windows authentication and ADFS.
  • Secure
    All user activities are stored and can be analyzed by administrator.
  • Comfortable admin panel
    Admin panel allows to manage almost anything : settings, folders, users, groups and more...

For whom is this application designed

HTTP Commander is a convenient tool to provide access to files from anywhere.

For Educational organisations

  • Teachers – teachers can share files for homework, they can use Labels and Comments to grade students works.
  • Students – Access to files from everywhere : classroom, own cellphone or home laptop.
  • AD integration – all users and groups are managed in central place - existing Active Directory.
More about educational features

For organizations with existing Active Directory structure

Transparent integration with existing Active Directory

  • AD users – HTTP Commander will use existing AD users store for authentication. Additionally it reads information about users groups membership and home folder.
  • Network shares - Usage of existing network shares.
  • NTFS permissions – HTTP Commander works under logged in user identity therefore existing NTFS permissions on folders are respected.
More about integration with Active Directory

Version for other customers

  • Create and manage users/groups directly in HTTP Commander or allow them to register
  • Fast and easy installation – No Database required.
  • Access to corporate files from everywhere – Only browser is required to work with HTTP Commander from any device.
More about HTTP Commander

Element-IT company has been dealing with web development since 2002 and many well-known companies trust us.

There are some of them:


Network Systems Coordinator, Black Gold Regional Division No. 18
HTTP Commander has offered us a simple and cost effective way to address staff and student access to school data from home with minimal tech support required. We have encouraged other school boards in Alberta to consider this a easily deployed solution to data access.
Anders Larsen
CEO A.H. Larsen Consult
HTTP Commander is our choice when customers want to reach their documents outside the office. They can download, work on documents, and upload them to the server again so that people inside the office can see the changes instantly. An excellent, easy to setup solution for small and mid-cap companies. Anybody can install and manage this easy to use solution.
Wendy Johnson
Production Systems Administrator, The University of Toledo
HTTP Commander allows our students, faculty and staff to access their files remotely through their web browser and is easy for them to use. It was also easy to install and the support from Element-IT is friendly and efficient.