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You can use NetStorage to access your files on the Middlebury server, from anywhere in the world. NetStorage lets you access Home, Classes, Orgs, and other folders the same way that you normally would be able to access them.
 
  
NetStorage works on any type of computer and with all standard browsers, so you can use it to access your files even if you are having technical problems connecting to Middfiles.
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Important note: This service was decommissioned in January 2020.
  
== Open NetStorage ==
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*<span style="color:red">Netstorage was replaced by [http://go.middlebury.edu/webaccess Nasuni Web Access]!</span> This tool provides good functionality <u>without</u> the need for VPN!
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*We encourage use of Junos Pulse VPN to access Middfiles from off-campus for greatest functionality.&nbsp; See [[VPN_Setup_Instructions|VPN Setup Instructions]] to learn more.
  
# Open your favorite internet browser.
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[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]] [[Category:Public Search]]
# In the '''address bar''', type in '''[http://go.middlebury.edu/files go.middlebury.edu/files]'''. (If you're on campus, you can shorten this to just [http://go.middlebury.edu/files go/files].) Press '''enter''' to load the webpage.
 
# A login window will appear asking for your '''username''' and '''password'''. Enter these in the same way as if you were entering them in to access Webmail.
 
#* (''Note that your username does NOT include the "@middlebury.edu" part of your email address.'')
 
# Click [[Image:OK button.PNG]].
 
# The '''NetStorage''' window will open. By default it looks something like this: <br>[[Image:NetStorage graphic 1.PNG|400px]]
 
 
 
== Using NetStorage ==
 
* Use the '''+''' signs and folder names in the left pane to jump to different folders that you have access to.
 
* '''Double-click''' on any folder in the right pane to '''go inside''' that folder.
 
* Click '''Get''' next to any file to '''download''' that file. (Or right-click on a file to get more options.)
 
* '''Single-click''' on any folder or file to '''select''' it.
 
** You can select multiple folders / files: select the first one, then hold down '''SHIFT''' and select the last one.
 
* You can use the mini menu bar ''inside the Netstorage screen'' (not your browser menu bar!) to rename, delete, copy, or cut and paste anything that you currently have selected.
 
* Use the '''Download/Upload''' menu to upload files into the folder you are currently looking at in the right-hand pane.
 
[[Category:Helpdesk Documentation]]
 

Latest revision as of 16:51, 17 March 2020

Important note: This service was decommissioned in January 2020.

  • Netstorage was replaced by Nasuni Web Access! This tool provides good functionality without the need for VPN!
  • We encourage use of Junos Pulse VPN to access Middfiles from off-campus for greatest functionality.  See VPN Setup Instructions to learn more.
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