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This file system has regular backups with our [[TSM]] service and has [[Snapshots]] for easy user restores.
===Personal FTP Sites for Distributing Data===
===Personal FTP Sites for Distributing Data===

Revision as of 20:28, 19 February 2009

Web Pages

Your UMIACS web page is online at


You can edit it as


on any supported UNIX system and you can mount it via CIFS with as


This file system has regular backups with our TSM service and has Snapshots for easy user restores.

Personal FTP Sites for Distributing Data

Your ftp site is online at


On any supported UNIX workstation, you can access your ftp site as


Windows users can map it as a network drive from


You can also upload files using FTP, SFTP, and SCP through openlab.umiacs.umd.edu.

Please note that anyone with an internet connection can log in and download these files so please to do not use your ftp site to store confidential data.

Personal FTP Sites for Accepting Uploads

You can also accept uploads through ftp at


To access the uploads on any supported UNIX workstation go to


Please copy and then delete the uploaded files. Windows users can map the directory as


Please note that your peers will not be able to list or read the files that they upload, since this would allow unrelated third parties to upload and distribute files through our ftp service.


Other NFS based file systems are available via CIFS


Usage Guidelines

Personal NAS is configured to be highly available and modest in both size and usage. Please store large or heavily accessed data sets in a dedicated project storage directory that is tuned for your application.

Please avoid storing shared project data in personal storage allocations. Separating project data from personal data will simplify administration and data management for both researchers and staff.