Departmental File Servers

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Overview

This article is designed to guide UO faculty and staff through a list of campus file servers (also known as network file shares) as well as how to connect to them.

To access file servers from off-campus, you will need to use the UO VPN.

Information

Which file servers are available?

This is a list of commonly used file servers available on campus. For information on file servers not within this table, please request information by submitting a service request.
File server name College/Department/Program Protocols Used More information
aaafiles.uoregon.edu College of Design SMB/CIFS College of Design File Server
casfs.uoregon.edu College of Arts and Sciences SMB/CIFS  
cas-fs2.uoregon.edu Social Science Instructional Labs SMB/CIFS Windows and macOS
coefiles.uoregon.edu College of Education SMB/CIFS  
files.uoregon.edu available campus wide SMB/CIFS  
isfiles.uoregon.edu Information Services SMB/CIFS  
libfiles.uoregon.edu UO Libraries SMB/CIFS GIS Data
lcb-file2.uoregon.edu Lundquist College of Business SMB/CIFS  
sa-storage1.uoregon.edu Student Affairs SMB/CIFS SAIT Home/Groups file shares
sojc-files.uoregon.edu School of Journalism and Communication SMB/CIFS, AFP SOJC File Server
files.uoregon.edu/SOMD School of Music and Dance SMB/CIFS  

How do I connect to a file server using a Windows computer?

Follow the instructions below to connect to a server using a computer running Windows. Examples use the files.uoregon.edu server and the bbogus user account:

  1. Open File Explorer.
  2. In the address bar, enter the server name in the following format with backslashes ( \ ) and press enter:
    • Example: \\files.uoregon.edu\
  3. If prompted for your credentials, enter AD\ followed by your Duck ID in the User name field.
  4. Enter your Duck ID password in the Password field.
  5. Click OK.
  6. You should now see a list of shared folders on the server.
  7. You are now able to access your files stored on the server.
Note: If you are working on a public computer, make sure to log out of Windows so that the next person who sits at the computer cannot access your files.

How do I connect to a file server using a Mac?

Follow the instructions below to connect to a server using a computer running macOS. Examples use the files.uoregon.edu server and the bbogus user account:

  1. Open the Finder application.
  2. From the Go menu at the top of the screen, select Connect to Server...
  3. In the Connect to Server window, enter the protocol followed by the server name.
    • Example: smb://files.uoregon.edu
    • For most servers, you will use the smb:// protocol.
  4. Enter your Duck ID user name in the Name field.
  5. Enter your Duck ID password in the Password field.
  6. Click Connect.
  7. In the new window that appears, select the shared folder to that you wish to connect.
  8. Click OK.
  9. The folder should open in a new window in your foreground.
  10. You are now able to access your files stored on the server.
Note: If you are working on a public computer, make sure to disconnect (drag drive icon into Trash) or Eject (secondary-click and select Eject) from the share so that the next person who sits at the computer cannot access your files.
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