To customize the FileOrbis Outlook add-in, specific parameters can be set in the registry.

Navigate to Windows+R → Regedit → HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins

If the FileOrbisOutlookAddinSettings key does not exist under Addins, then follow the steps shown between 1 and 2, otherwise, start from 3rd step.

1.) Right-click to HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins then select New > Key. 

2.) Enter the key name as FileOrbisOutlookAddinSettings and save.

3.) Under the  FileOrbisOutlookAddinSettings key right-click and select New > String Value

5.) After that use the listed parameters from the table shown below 





ServiceUrlString Value


During the login phase, the URL field can be preset with this key by entering the desired URL.

SizeLimitString Value


To set a minimum limit for the email attachment link creation set this parameter to the desired value. (Kilobyte)

UpperSizeLimitString Value


To set a maximum limit for the email attachment link creation sets this parameter to the desired value. (Kilobyte)

LinkPositionString Value


To specify where the position of the link to be in the email body use this parameter with the following values.    

Value = 0→  Top of email body 

Value = 1→  Under mail body

RibbonNameString Value


Customize the ribbon name with this parameter.
AuthenticationTypeString Value1

To determine the default authentication type use this parameter with the following values.       

Value = 1 → Service Authentication

Value = 2 →  Windows Authentication 


String Value,

Users can define some domains to be whitelisted from SizeLimit, this parameter might be used for that purpose.

Several domains can be written by using a comma.

LogoUrlString Value

Logo URL info

If the user chooses to send an attachment link inside the PDF, the logo inside the PDF can be customized with this parameter.

ChunkSizeString Value


This parameter can be used to set Chunk Size for upload.(Kilobyte)


String Value1

To show the outlook add-in connection pop-up every time outlook launches use the following values.

Value = 1 → Do not show

Value = 0 → Show


String Value0

To enable or disable debug use the following values inside this parameter

Value = 1 → debug mode active                                           

Value = 0 → debug mode passive

LinkPasswordProtectionString Value1

Make password protection mandatory for the user while creating the link.

Value = 1 → active                                           

Value = 0 → passive

LinkExpireDateString Value1

Make the expiry date option mandatory for the user while creating the link.

Value = 1 → active                                           

Value = 0 → passive

LinkExpireDateOptionsString Value1,7,30

Customize the expiry date options for the user while creating the link.

If no value entered then all the options will be available.

MyFolderString ValueMy FolderMyFolder name can be customized with the values entered
InboxString ValueInboxInbox name can be customized with the values entered.


  • If any unexpected behavior occurred during the working or connection stage of the outlook add-in then set the Debug parameter to 1 to collect debug information for further investigations.
  • If the LogoUrl parameter does not have any value then by default FileOrbis logo will appear inside the PDF.
  • In the email receiver addresses filed if there is at least one email that does not belong to the SecureDomain parameter, then SizeLimit will start to work.
  • After users save their connection settings once the ShowSettings parameter won't take effect again.


To make the service URL parameter available for all users using the computer,

  • For 32-bit outlook use HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\WOW6432Node\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\FileOrbisOutlookAddinSettings
  • For 64-bit outlook use HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\Outlook\Addins\FileOrbisOutlookAddinSettings
  • If  both HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE and HKEY_CURRENT_USER used HKEY_CURRENT_USER will be prioritized 


LinkExpireDateOptions (in days) can only get a value of 1,7 or 30.


 For the use of LinkPasswordProtection, LinkExpireDate, LinkExpireDateOptions values, time and password must be required for links, it can be arranged in Admin Panel → Security → Policy settings.

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