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    Getting Started with Box

    Details

    First you will need to log in:

    1. Go to http://dartmouth.box.com.
    2. You will be prompted with Part of Dartmouth College? dialog box. Click Continue.
    3. Login with your Dartmouth NetID and password.

    Once you have logged in to your Box account, you are ready to start uploading files.

    Box provides online training for getting started.

    Sharing Documents in Box

    Details

    There are two ways to share files in Box - via collaboration or via a shared link.

    Box Add-In for Microsoft Office for Windows

    Details

    Migrate from MyFiles to OneDrive on Windows

    Step-by-Step

    Switching from MyFiles to OneDrive for Business for storage of your files is a 6-part process. Your computer should be connected to the wired network when you make this switch. It will take time, depending upon the amount of data you are moving.

    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.

    Sharing Folders and Files in Box

    Step-by-Step

    Box allows two different types of file sharing:

    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.

    Central FileMaker Pro Database Hosting for Departments

    Details

    If you are interested in having a central FileMaker Pro database hosted for your department, email [email protected].

    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. 

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