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S: Drive - Off Campus File Access

This will show you how to use FileZilla to access your S and U drive files off campus.

Access S and U drive files off Campus

Employees can request to have access to their S and U drive files while off campus.

Request Access to S and U Drive Files while off Campus

  1. Contact the IT Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or at helpdesk@uwosh.edu
  2. Request to be able to access your S: and U: drive off campus through FTP.

Accessing Files while Off Campus

After you have been granted permissions to your files off campus you will need to download FileZilla to access your S and U Drive.

Download FileZilla

  1. Campus Windows:  Download and install FileZilla.  A free copy is available through the SCCM Software Center on your campus computer (no SCCM? Contact the UWOIT Help Desk at 920-424-3020 or helpdesk@uwosh.edu).  It is a free and secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client for the Windows operating system.
  2. Campus MacOS:  Download and install FileZilla.  A free copy is available through the Managed Software Center on your campus computer (No MSC?, Use this link for instructions).  It is a free and secure FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client for the Apple operating system.
  3. Off Campus: Download and install FileZilla from their website. Be sure to not download it from third-party sites.

Access Files

  1. Navigate to where your program files are located, open FileZilla
  2. Click on the Site Manager button on the top toolbar.
    Click the site manager button

    1. If you are on a university-owned computer and have downloaded FileZilla from Software Center (Windows) or Managed Software Center (Mac), S: and U: Drive will be listed under Predefined Sites. 
    2. Select S: and U: Drive from there and click Duplicate. Then proceed to step 9. 
  3. Click on New Site.  A new box will be populated with highlighted text in the Select Entry box above.
  4. Type a name for this connection.
  5. Enter the information as seen in the image below:
    Site Manager
  6. Host: uwoeft.uwosh.edu
  7. Port: 1022
  8. Protocol: SFTP
  9. Logon Type: Ask for password
  10. Enter your NetID user name
  11. Click Connect
  12. Accept the Unknown Host warning.
Unknown host warning



Keywords:FTP File Transfer Protocol S U S: U: Drive EFT filezilla   Doc ID:53995
Owner:Christian B.Group:UW Oshkosh
Created:2015-07-15 16:20 CDTUpdated:2020-03-23 15:58 CDT
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