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    Migrate from MyFiles to OneDrive for Mac

    Step-by-Step

    Switching from MyFiles to OneDrive for Business for storage of your files is a 5-part process. You should be connected to the wired network when you make this switch. It will take time, depending upon the amount of data you are syncing.

    Mac OS X 10.9 and higher is the minimum Mac OS that is required for running OneDrive for Business.

    Part 1: Install OneDrive for Business

    First, follow the steps below to install OneDrive.

    Using a File Transfer Program (FTP)

    Details

    FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. A file transfer protocol program provides a way for computers to "talk" to each other in order to transfer files. This is the recommended alternative to transferring either large or many files instead of sending them as an an e-mail message attachment or enclosure. As most e-mail systems have a limit on how large an enclosed file can be (one to three megabytes is a common value) FTP applications can provide a solution to that problem.

    Get Started with OneDrive for Macintosh

    Details

    OneDrive for Business provides unlimited password-protected, online storage for each user. This allows you to store documents, photos and other files online so they can be accessed from any Internet-connected computer. You can install an application on your computer so your OneDrive location acts like your computer's hard drive, or you can access/upload your OneDrive files via a web browser.

    Access from a Macintosh Computer

    Accessing OneDrive from a Macintosh Computer requires 4 parts for the initial set up.

    Safe File Sharing

    Details

    If you need to have access to the files on your computer when you are away from it, or you want to give someone access to some of the files on your computer, this can be done with file sharing. However, unless it is done correctly, it can leave your data vulnerable to access by unintended persons. 

    Accessing SharePoint

    Details

    SharePoint is an online communication and collaboration environment. With Microsoft® SharePoint, you can:

    File Sharing Service Overview

    Details

    Description

    ITS provides a number of services that allow members of the Dartmouth community to share files with others across campus and beyond. These services include:

    • Box
    • OneDrive
    • SharePoint
    • SFTP
    • Canvas
    • Email

    Available to

    Dartmouth students, faculty and staff

    Connecting to an FTP Server

    Step-by-Step

    The server named dropbox.dartmouth.edu provides directories for the exchange of files between machines located on the Dartmouth campus and machines located on other networks. To connect to the dropbox.dartmouth.edu server, enter the following information:

    Using FTP to share files with non-Dartmouth people

    Warning

    Files placed in dropbox are not secure. Sensitive or confidential data can be encrypted using a separate tool, with the decryption key sent to the recipient by a more secure mechanism.

    Details

    Free space available on Dartmouth's dropbox server can be very volatile. While this system is easy to use and requires no accounts or passwords to be created, there are some disadvantages:

    Media Storage and Sharing at Dartmouth

    Details

    Dartmouth offers a wide variety of digital media services for storing and sharing media with others. This article addresses how to request assistance selecting a media hosting solution. Key considerations for shared media include access control, copyright protection, and whether the data should be available for download or streamed. In addition, special attention should be given to whether any of the hosted data contains information protected by HIPAA, FERPA, or Dartmouth's Information Security Committee (DISC) policy.

    Sharing Documents in OneDrive

    Step-by-Step

    Share a file or folder by inviting people. Go to the site library that has the file or folder you want to share. Right-click (Win) or Ctrl+click (Mac) the file you want to share, and then select Share.  This can be done with the OneDrive sync client on Macintosh, Windows or mobile devices, or in OneDrive accessed via https://bwa.dartmouth.edu/.

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