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    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 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 Windows

    Step-by-Step

    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.

    Accessing Group Data from your Desktop in Office 2016

    Step-by-Step

    Media Storage and Sharing at Dartmouth

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    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.

    Microsoft Office 365 Tools

    Details

    Microsoft is continually introducing new tools into their Office 365 suite to help increase your productivity and ability to collaborate.

    How do I access all the tools available to me via Office 365?

    Add or Remove Members to SharePoint Site

    Step-by-Step

    To add users to a SharePoint site:

    Sync'ing Data from OneDrive/Groups/SharePoint

    Details

    When to Sync

    • When you have enough hard drive space to handle the amount of data being sync’d.
    • When you are going to be offline (no internet access) and still need access to your OneDrive data.
    • When you want quicker access to your OneDrive files. Accessing locally sync’d OneDrive files is quicker than accessing them directly online.

    When Not to Sync

    • You do NOT want to sync data on a computer that is not yours. Like a public computer or your friends computer.

    File Sharing Service Overview

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    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

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