Quick and easy access to information is vital in today’s world. With Laserfiche WebLink, you offer a Section 508-compliant public Web portal that provides instant, read-only access to documents from a wide variety of Web browsers.
Laserfiche WebLink is a user-friendly public portal site for providing Internet access to your publicly available documents. It can be configured to display a visual style that matches your existing Website and to show searches and links that quickly guide users to what they are looking for.
Laserfiche WebLink is designed to be more accessible to external users who might be unfamiliar with Laserfiche or your organization’s naming conventions and filing methodologies. It acts as a customizable, searchable portal for public access to important information—while still keeping sensitive information secure.
Offer simplified and customized searching of your publicly available documents.
Provide read-only document access to the public—while protecting your core Laserfiche repository.
Enable authorized persons to securely search and retrieve documents.
Customize your interface to fit your specific needs, without extensive coding or programming.
Provide Convenient Public Access
Laserfiche WebLink is a self-serve portal that enables government agencies, financial services firms and healthcare organizations to share public documents, while saving staff time and minimizing duplication and distribution expenses. Laserfiche WebLink supports popular Web browsers for both PC and Mac platforms, so users can access information from diverse operating environments.
Laserfiche WebLink’s improved interface offers a sleeker, simpler way to provide your documents to casual searchers. Users are greeted with a friendly welcome page and an interface that offers search results similar to popular search engines. Relevant documents are easy to find, with search terms displayed in lines of context in the search results. Laserfiche WebLink also highlights relevant key words within each document, making identifying information within documents effortless.
With Laserfiche WebLink, it’s easy to provide immediate information to the public and to authorized persons:
Deliver public documents more easily with “search crawling,” which enables users who don’t know anything about your organization to use third-party search engines to locate documents.
Provide simplified and customized searching by listing public document types on the Welcome page. Each document type link leads to a specific search form or document list, depending on configuration.
Offer authorized users password-protected login for personalized document access.
Copy document text directly from the browser, or enable the “E-mail to a Friend” feature to encourage users to share links to your documents.
Annotate documents to help public users better understand them.
Offer high-resolution PDF document downloads to site users.
Balance Accessibility and Security
Designed to protect your core Laserfiche repository, Laserfiche WebLink prevents users from altering, deleting or tampering with your documents, while still offering the freedom to view public information.
System administrators retain complete control over which documents are available over the Web. For sensitive documents, Laserfiche WebLink strictly adheres to Laserfiche security, enabling administrators to control who sees what according to their security clearance. Your organization’s sensitive information remains secure, while documents are available for viewing by authorized users.
Deploy external document access while installing and maintaining software only on your Web server.
Set up individual or group security so that confidential documents and folders are only accessible to users with appropriate access.
Enforce watermarks and redactions on printing and PDF exports.
Display only the latest versions of documents, keeping the history of changes for internal use only.
WebLink 10 includes many new features, including a new web-based interface for WebLink Designer, and a redesigned and responsive WebLink website.
WebLink Server System Requirements
CPU: 2 GHz or faster processor
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Operating system: Windows Server 2008, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016
CPU: 2.8 GHz or faster processor
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Server operating system: Windows Server editions, Windows Server 2008 or later; x64 editions only
Laserfiche Server: Laserfiche WebLink 10 requires version 10.3 or later of the Laserfiche Server. WebLink is not compatible with standalone editions of Laserfiche (Executive, Desktop, etc.).
Web Server: WebLink is an ASP.NET 4.0 Web application for IIS 7 and later.
Client Workstation: WebLink is supported with Internet Explorer 11 or later, Microsoft Edge, Firefox, Chrome, or Opera.
If you are using Windows Server 2012 or 2012 R2, you must enable the .NET Framework 4.5 Features and ASP.Net 4.5 options from the Add Features Wizard in the Server Manager prior to installing WebLink.
Ensure the following IIS features are installed:
WebLink is available in both 32-bit and 64-bit. The installation process will automatically install the version corresponding to your version of Microsoft Windows.
Click on the following Client sites to see WebLink in Action:
Village of Mount Prospect
Village of Lisle
Village of Chicago Ridge
City of Princeton
Village of Glenview
Laserfiche WebLink Site
Laserfiche Web Access
Laserfiche® Web Access Document management in a Web-browser interface
Laserfiche Web Access delivers enterprise-wide content management capabilities in a single installation. With Laserfiche Web Access, staff can search, retrieve and work on documents from the Laserfiche repository through their Web browser, whether they’re using the corporate intranet, logging in from a branch office or connecting from a laptop while in the field.
Laserfiche Web Access immediately extends better decision making, lower overhead costs and increased efficiency throughout your organization, all while relieving your IT department of installation, maintenance and troubleshooting burdens.
Deploy instantly enterprise-wide to simplify support.
Retrieve, work with and create documents from anywhere.
Manage multi-site installations to control information assets.
Expand content access and promote participation in business processes.
Work With Your Documents More Easily
Delivering virtually all the functionality of the standard, installed Laserfiche interface, Laserfiche Web Access allows for consolidated management of resources and data, as well as remote or portable access. Laserfiche Web Access offers a number of features to help you work with documents more easily:
Laserfiche Web Access supports Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 and higher and Mozilla Firefox 2.x, so users can participate in business processes in diverse working environments.
Importing and organizing documents in the Laserfiche repository is as simple and intuitive as it is with the desktop Laserfiche client. Specify metadata, drag and drop a document’s pages—even scan paper documents over the Web.
A Quick Search bar appears on every page, so you can full-text search open documents, or the entire repository, at any time. Context lines in the search results display exactly where your search terms are in a document.
Thumbnails of a document’s pages help you navigate documents more easily, as well as preview documents without opening them.
Dynamic image viewing enables you to zoom in and out or pan in any direction by dragging documents with your mouse—with no page reload times.
Annotation tools let you add callouts and text boxes, underline and strikethrough text, and create vector graphics—all without altering the original image. You can also attach a file directly to a document as an annotation.
Scanned documents can be downloaded as PDF files, to which you can apply read- and write-access passwords. PDF annotations, rendered as removable PDF layers, can be displayed or hidden during viewing.
Customizable toolbars, with their settings stored on the server, deliver your personalized interface to any location.
Enable Mobile Content Management
In today’s mobile world, more organizations are using smartphones and tablets in the office as portals to enterprise knowledge – not just for remote and mobile work. Laserfiche Web Access provides a complete end-to-end solution that captures and controls mobile content, making it even simpler for users to get their jobs done, whether they’re in the office or in the field.
Laserfiche Mobile™for iPhone is a fully functional app that takes advantage of the multi-touch screen, remote printers and camera zoom features of the Apple iPhone, enabling users to:
Create and upload new content with the iPhone camera.
Automatically crop, straighten and enhance captured information, with full text recognition.
Copy, move, rename, download, e-mail, print or delete content.
Browse for documents in a folder structure or search the entire repository.
Participate in workflow automation processes by accessing metadata fields.
Laserfiche Mobilefor iPad makes it easy for employees to securely view and act upon mission-critical content from wherever they are, while also ensuring that mobile content resides within the organization’s IT governance structure. As a fully integrated part of the Laserfiche suite, Laserfiche Mobile for iPad:
Provides secure, anywhere access to documents, metadata and audio-visual files.
Enables users to create and upload new electronic documents.
Tracks and audits all mobile activity occurring in Laserfiche.
Laserfiche Mobile, which includes a built-in demonstration, is available for free download from the Apple App Store. In order to accept connections from Laserfiche Mobile, Laserfiche Avante and Laserfiche Rio users with Web Access can download the free Laserfiche Mobile Add-On from the Laserfiche Support Site.
Laserfiche Web Client Requirements
Minimum Web Server Requirements
Processor Type (CPU): Pentium 4, AMD Opteron, AMD Athlon 64, or more recent processor
Memory: 1 GB RAM
Operating system: Windows Server 2008 with IIS 7, Windows Vista (Service Pack 2) Premium or higher with IIS 7, Windows 7 with IIS 7.5, Windows Server 2008 R2 with IIS 7.5, Windows 8 with IIS 8, Windows Server 2012 with IIS 8, Windows 8.1 with IIS 8.5, Windows Server 2012 R2 with IIS 8.5. Windows 10 with IIS 10, Windows Server 2016 with IIS 10.
Laserfiche Server: The Laserfiche web client 10.3 requires version 10.3 or later of the Laserfiche Server. The web client is not compatible with standalone editions of Laserfiche (Executive, Desktop, etc.).
Internet Information Services (IIS): IS 7 (Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008), IIS 7.5 (Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2), IIS 8 (Windows 8, Windows Server 2012), IIS 8.5 (Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2), IIS 10 (Windows 10). See Configuring IIS for more information about IIS features that must be enabled with the web client.
Note: Server operating systems (Windows Server 2008, etc.) are preferred.
Recommended Web Server Requirements
CPU: 2.8 GHz or faster processor
Memory: 2 GB RAM
Operating system: Windows Server 2008 or later, x64 only
Laserfiche Server: The Laserfiche 10.3 web client requires version 10.3 or later of the Laserfiche Server. The web client is not compatible with standalone editions of Laserfiche (Executive, Desktop, etc.).
Internet Information Services (IIS): IS 7 (Windows Vista or Windows Server 2008), IIS 7.5 (Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2), IIS 8 (Windows 8, Windows Server 2012), IIS 8.5 (Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2), IIS 10 (Windows 10, Windows Server 2016). See Configuring IIS for more information about IIS features that must be enabled with the web client.
Note: Hardware requirements may fluctuate based on the number of users logged in to the server. If you expect to have many simultaneous connections to your Laserfiche web server, we encourage you to configure it with a faster CPU and/or add more RAM.
Note: Serving high-resolution images can require large amounts of system resources. If your repository contains high-resolution images, make sure that the total paging file size on the Laserfiche web server is at least twice the amount of physical memory (RAM).