Q: Can we host Freewheel ourselves?
A: You cannot host your own Project Freewheel server at this time; however there is no need to have your own server. If you follow the directions on the site found at http://freewheel.labs.autodesk.com/webdevelopers.aspx, it describes how you can use our servers in your own web sites. Project Freewheel runs as a web service and thus there is no need to run your own servers to process the files in most cases.
One thing we'd like feedback on is if customers would be interested in a secured web service (using SSL) that would still be hosted by Autodesk as a service but made secure. For example, we could allow you to associate passwords with your designs for them to be accessed - much like what we do for sharing collaboration sessions on Project Freewheel today. We are also interested in hearing from customers who absolutely want to run their own servers for security reasons and would not consider the SSL solution. Feedback can be sent to: [email protected].