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[[FTP]] services can be accessed from supported windows machines. This is a guide on how to access the UMIACS FTP service using windows explorer.
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[[FTP]] services can be accessed from supported [[Windows]] machines. This is a guide on how to access the UMIACS FTP service using Windows Explorer.
  
 
==Opening up Windows Explorer==
 
==Opening up Windows Explorer==
 
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To open up Windows Explorer, click the folder icon on the taskbar on the bottom of your desktop.
To open up windows explorer, click on the "folder/files" icon on the task-bar on the bottom of your desktop.
 
 
[[Image:Icon.png|thumb|left|300px|Windows - Click "File/Windows Explorer" ]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
[[Image:Icon.png|thumb|left|300px|Windows - Click "File/Windows Explorer" ]] <br style="clear:both"/>
  
Alternatively, click on "Start" button on your task-bar, and type in "Windows Explorer" in the search box (For Windows 10, type "File Explorer").
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Alternatively, click on the Start menu, and type in "Windows Explorer" in the search box (For Windows 10, type "File Explorer").
 
[[Image:Windows-Search for windows explorer.png|thumb|left|300px|Windows - Click "File/Windows Explorer" ]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
[[Image:Windows-Search for windows explorer.png|thumb|left|300px|Windows - Click "File/Windows Explorer" ]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
  
 
==Accessing Public Folder in FTP==
 
==Accessing Public Folder in FTP==
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<pre>\\umiacs-webftp.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\pub\<username> - to access users' public folders. </pre>
 
<pre>\\umiacs-webftp.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\pub\<username> - to access users' public folders. </pre>
 
[[Image:FTP-public-address.png|thumb|left|450px|Windows - Enter FTP public folder address in the address bar ]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
[[Image:FTP-public-address.png|thumb|left|450px|Windows - Enter FTP public folder address in the address bar ]] <br style="clear:both"/>
External collaborators can only download files published by the owner. Owner of the public folder can publish and modify files from a supported windows machine.
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External collaborators can only download files published by the owner. Owner of the public folder can publish and modify files from a supported Windows machine.
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Alternatively, collaborators can access public folders through web browser.  
 
Alternatively, collaborators can access public folders through web browser.  
Open up a web browser, in the address bar, type in the following address:
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Open up a web browser. In the address bar, type in the following address:
<pre>ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/pub/<username>/ - to access users' public folders. </pre>
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<pre>ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/pub/<username>/ - to access users' public folders.</pre>
 
[[Image:Firefox-ftp-address.png|thumb|left|450px|Enter FTP public folder address in web browser]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
[[Image:Firefox-ftp-address.png|thumb|left|450px|Enter FTP public folder address in web browser]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
Collaborators can click on file title to download a published file.
 
Collaborators can click on file title to download a published file.
 
[[Image:Firefox-ftp-download.png|thumb|left|550px|Click on file title to download file]] <br style="clear:both"/>
 
[[Image:Firefox-ftp-download.png|thumb|left|550px|Click on file title to download file]] <br style="clear:both"/>

Latest revision as of 19:37, 27 July 2022

FTP services can be accessed from supported Windows machines. This is a guide on how to access the UMIACS FTP service using Windows Explorer.

Opening up Windows Explorer

To open up Windows Explorer, click the folder icon on the taskbar on the bottom of your desktop.

Windows - Click "File/Windows Explorer"


Alternatively, click on the Start menu, and type in "Windows Explorer" in the search box (For Windows 10, type "File Explorer").

Windows - Click "File/Windows Explorer"


Accessing Public Folder in FTP

In the address bar, type in the following address:

\\umiacs-webftp.umiacs.umd.edu\ftp-umiacs\pub\<username> - to access users' public folders. 
Windows - Enter FTP public folder address in the address bar


External collaborators can only download files published by the owner. Owner of the public folder can publish and modify files from a supported Windows machine.

Alternatively, collaborators can access public folders through web browser. Open up a web browser. In the address bar, type in the following address:

ftp://ftp.umiacs.umd.edu/pub/<username>/ - to access users' public folders.
Enter FTP public folder address in web browser


Collaborators can click on file title to download a published file.

Click on file title to download file