File Service

Mapping a University Network Drive

Enterprise File Services (EFS) provides network drives to individuals and groups on campus. Access through a NetID and NetID Password. Documents can be saved, copied, or moved to the mapped EFS drive just like any other drive. Files are secured behind UConn’s Firewalls. P: Drive Personal (P:) Drives are available to all students, staff, and […]

Mapping a Personal (P:) Drive on Windows

Windows 10 You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client. Click on the Windows Start Button Right Click on File Explorer Click on More Click on Map Network Drive (may take a couple of clicks) Drive: Choose P: […]

FTP

UITS’s FTP server hosts a 48 hour storage folder for sharing files. Do not use this for private information, because the files uploaded here will be visible to anyone who connects to the FTP server. Also, all files will be removed 48 hours after they are uploaded. Launch FTP

Mapping a Network Drive on Mac OSX

  You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the UCONN Network using the University’s VPN Client. Mapping a Q: drive on a Mac Open the Go menu of Finder. Select Connect to Server. Enter “smb://grove.ad.uconn.edu/efs” in the server address field. Mapping a Q: drive and Retaining Connection Settings […]

Using UConn Filelocker

At the University of Connecticut there are two interfaces to share a file that may be too large to email. Dropbox uses the NetID and password login system and is only meant for individuals with NetIDs and passwords. FileLocker uses the NetID and password login system, but allows non-NetID users to access publicly shared files. […]

Using UConn Dropbox

At the University of Connecticut, there are two interfaces that can be used to share a file that may be too large to email. FileLocker uses the NetID and password login system, but allows non-NetID users to access publicly shared files. Dropbox uses the NetID and password login system and is only meant for individuals with NetIDs […]

Recovering Deleted Items on a Shared Network Drive

Recovering a Lost or Deleted File or Folder Find the file location in Windows Explorer and right click the folder, or drive location (for individual documents) in which the file was stored and click Properties. Click on the Previous Versions tab, then highlight the previous version in which you wish to pull the previous document from, and click Open.  […]

Mapping a Network Drive on Windows

  To map a network drive, the drive location must be known. Please note: If you are unable to access a drive previously mapped, reboot the computer. If the drive still doesn’t automatically map, complete the steps below. You must be on the UCONN Network, if you are not you will have to connect to the […]

Change the Default Save Location for Files from the C: Drive to the P: Drive

This process applies to all Windows machines, but does not apply to Skybox, as the P: drive (10GB limit) cannot be indexed. Before changing the default saving location from C: to P: drive, you first need to make the P: drive always available offline. 1.Start menu > Computer, and locate the P: drive. 2. Confirm […]