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:'''''Go/middfiles''' now redirects here. ''
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:''In Fall 2016, we moved away from Middfiles '''home''' folders towards [[Office 365|OneDrive]] and [[Google Apps|Google Drive]]. There is also [[Network Storage for Specialized Software Applications]] available. See [http://go.middlebury.edu/cloud go/cloud] for more about this project, or [http://go.middlebury.edu/onedrivehelp go/onedrivehelp] for technical help and instructions.''
:''Click the "Windows" or "Macintosh" links below for a faster, better way to connect to Middfiles. If you need one-time access to your files through [[NetStorage]], try [http://go.middlebury.edu/netstorage go/netstorage], or for faster downloads, check out [[WebDav#Web-browser_access_and_links|WebDAV]]. For more info, see [http://go.middlebury.edu/middfileschange go/middfileschange].''
 
  
'''Middfiles''' is the college's primary file server. This is where you should save all your important files, because the servers are backed up regularly. Using Middfiles can save you from disaster if your computer crashes or freezes; even if you accidentally delete a file, you can usually [[Data_Recovery#Recovering_Files_in_Middfiles|restore your data]]. Also, any files saved on Middfiles are easily accessible from any public computer on campus, so you can [http://go.middlebury.edu/betterprinting print more conveniently].
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Middfiles is still the home of [[Using Course Folders on the Classes Server|'''classes''' folders]], where students and faculty can share files with each other. Departmental shared folders still reside on Middfiles as well.  More info is available about the [[Middfiles - Contents and Structure|contents and structure of Middfiles]].
 
 
All students, faculty, and staff are allocated personal space on the server and can have their [http://mediawiki.middlebury.edu/wiki/LIS/Default_Quotas quota] increased on request. Middfiles also is the home of [[Using Course Folders on the Classes Server|"classes" folders]], where students and faculty can share files with each other. More info is available about the [[Middfiles - Contents and Structure|contents and structure of Middfiles]].
 
  
 
To connect to Middfiles from the Middlebury campus, follow the instructions appropriate to your operating system:
 
To connect to Middfiles from the Middlebury campus, follow the instructions appropriate to your operating system:
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* [[Using File Servers - Macintosh|Macintosh Instructions]]
 
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If you're off-campus, you'll need to use one of our [[Off Campus Access|options for off-campus access]]. (Note that '''midd_unplugged counts as off-campus'''; [[Wireless|use a secure network]] instead.)
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If you're off-campus, you'll need to use one of our [[Off Campus Access|options for off-campus access]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:47, 4 July 2018

In Fall 2016, we moved away from Middfiles home folders towards OneDrive and Google Drive. There is also Network Storage for Specialized Software Applications available. See go/cloud for more about this project, or go/onedrivehelp for technical help and instructions.

Middfiles is still the home of classes folders, where students and faculty can share files with each other. Departmental shared folders still reside on Middfiles as well. More info is available about the contents and structure of Middfiles.

To connect to Middfiles from the Middlebury campus, follow the instructions appropriate to your operating system:

If you're off-campus, you'll need to use one of our options for off-campus access.

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