Storage

How do I mount my H:\ drive and M:\ drive via Windows?

Note: mounting your M:\drive will also mount your home directory to M:\mtucifs_home Connect to the Campus VPN (https://vpn.mtu.edu). Please see the Read more...

How do I manage my home directory quota?

You may receive an email  that you are exceeding your home directory (H:\drive) quota.  In this case, you may want to check your current usage. Read more...

What's the difference between my drive letters?

C:\ drive is the storage that is local to the specific computer you are on, better known as its hard drive. This is where all programs will be installed Read more...

What is a Multidrive share repository and how do I request one?

NOTE: If you are looking for a Course Data Repository, please click here for more information on how to request one. 1.)  What is Read more...

How to connect to the Multidrive from a Mac?

Note: VPN connection is required to connect to the multidrive system from off-campus or via wifi, instructions can be found here. Instructions:In the menu Read more...

What is Google Drive?

All faculty, staff and students have unlimited cloud storage where files can be saved and shared with others. This is the best place for users to share Read more...

How do I remotely connect to a Linux computer?

You can connect to various linux computers on campus remotely by utilizing Secure Shell (SSH). OS X and most Linux distributions will already have an SSH Read more...

How do I connect to my Multidrive from a personal or off domain Windows computer?

For more information about what the Multidrive is, please see the information included in this article: What is a Multidrive share repository? Connecting Read more...

How do I request access to a network share or have access removed?

Folders that you see in your M drive, drives that you see, and different accesses on campus, are all managed by being in specific groups. If you or Read more...

How do I access a specific shared or home drive on a Mac?

  There are a few network shares that are not available on the Multidrive. Most of these are Admin domain shares. If you need to connect to an Read more...

What is a Course Based Repository and how can I request one?

To request a Course Based Repository, please click here.  You will need to sign into the Service Desk ticketing portal with your ISO username and Read more...

How do I delete a corrupt cache file in Dreamweaver?

Dreamweaver creates a cache file called WinFileCache-********.dat or MacFileCache-********.dat inside your personal Dreamweaver configuration folder (the Read more...

How do I access my web files?

Direct Link to Article:Windows and MacOS Users - Your web files will be accessible only by visiting your Multidrive and using the “my_web_ Read more...

How to access snapshots via an on-domain Red Hat Linux computer?

Access the last 14 days of snapshots while on an on-domain Red Hat computer:   1. Open a terminal and type     ~/.snapshot 2. Type ls - Read more...

How do I clear my Google Earth cache?

Direct Link to Article If you're able to log in to Google Earth, please follow these steps to delete your cache: Go to File, then select  Read more...

Can I restore a file from a previous version?

Direct link to article Most network storage is backed up daily. H:\ drive (your home directory) and M:\ drives (shared network repositories) are backed up Read more...

How do I use temporary scratch space on a Linux machine?

Michigan Technological University Information Technology has implemented a user scratch space system on all RHEL7 Linux Lab and faculty/staff/graduate Read more...

How do I access my H:\drive via SFTP?

Connect to the Campus VPN (https://vpn.mtu.edu). To Install and use the VPN please see the following support article for your system Windows  Read more...

Why can't I delete any files from my account?

Typically there are two reasons why you cannot add or delete files from your home directory: Your home directory permissions are incorrectYou have Read more...

How do I set home drive permissions in Linux?

Direct Link to Article: IT recommends that your home drive be set to 700 (or rwx------).  By default this is how we create your home directory.  Read more...