Network File Server

Service Description

The Faculty’s network file server provides individuals (the M: drive) and departments (the N: drive) with a business-class secure central repository located on Faculty’s local area network, or LAN. The files and folders are shared at users or department level based on the permission granted by the data custodians (Department Chairs, Business Officers, etc.). For the sharing of files outside of the Faculty’s LAN, use the ShareFile service. Features of the Network File Server service include:

  • Storage/Quota Management on a per-department and per-user basis
  • Access Control is based on permissions granted
  • Backup retention of up to 4 weeks
  • Anti-virus protection
  • Self-serve restore: a user can restore his/her own files for up to one week

Service Charges



No charge for first 5 GB of space, $12/year for every GB exceeding 5GB

Service Availability

24 hours x 7 days per week including holidays

Supported Hours

Discovery Commons business hours