All enrolled students are provided with free University file storage, up to 2GB, that is regularly backed up. File storage (often called H:\ or home drive) is accessible from all University computers and is also accessible off campus.
The use of file storage is governed by the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Statue 2007.
You should regularly save your work and maintain multiple copies of your work.
To access file storage on a computer on campus:
- Double-click on the “Student Storage” desktop icon (Libraries) or the ”IC Home Drive” desktop icon (Information Commons).
- For access to file storage in faculty computer labs, please check with the Lab Supervisor.
- To save to file storage on a computer in Library or Information Commons, click on file > save as > H: (echome).
- To save to file storage on a computer in faculty computer labs, please check with the Lab Supervisor.
- Some faculty computer labs may provide additional faculty storage; please check with the Lab Supervisor.
- You can access file storage from off campus at https://homeweb.auckland.ac.nz.
- Science and Engineering users can access their Unix home folder from off campus at http://afsweb.ec.auckland.ac.nz.
Other ways to save your work
- On a writeable CD or DVD (on a computer with a DVD–CD ROM drive).
- On a USB memory storage device.
- By emailing it to yourself as an attachment.
USB drives are available for sale at the IC Helpdesks (except at Tāmaki Library and IC).
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