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:''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].''
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'''Middfiles''', also called '''middcloud''', 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].
 
'''Middfiles''', also called '''middcloud''', 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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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:
* [[Using File Servers - Windows]]
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* [[Using File Servers - Windows|Windows Instructions]]
* [[Using File Servers - Macintosh]]
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* [[Using File Servers - Macintosh|Macintosh Instructions]]
  
 
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.)
 
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.)

Revision as of 10:38, 3 April 2014

Go/middfiles now redirects here.
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 go/netstorage, or for faster downloads, check out WebDAV. For more info, see go/middfileschange.

Middfiles, also called middcloud, 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 restore your data. Also, any files saved on Middfiles are easily accessible from any public computer on campus, so you can print more conveniently.

All students, faculty, and staff are allocated personal space on the server and can have their quota increased on request. Middfiles also is the home of "classes" folders, where students and faculty can share files with each other. 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. (Note that midd_unplugged counts as off-campus; use a secure network instead.)

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