Accessing UBfs Using WebDAV from Windows

A WebDav share allows you to access files on a remote Web server from your computer. By creating a WebDAV share that links to UBfs, you can edit and manage files stored on UBfs. You can create a WebDAV share if you are connecting with a computer from off campus, within ResNet or using eduroam Wi-Fi.

  1. Windows 8 and 8.10: from the Start screen, select the Desktop tile or Windows 10: from the Start menu, select the This PC tile.
  2. From the Desktop, select the Computer icon.
  3. Select the Computer menu.
  4. Select Add a Network Location.
  5. The Add a Network Location wizard will open. Click Next.
  6. Select Choose another Network Location. Click Next.
  7. In the Internet or Network Address field enter:
    https://ubfs-mac.buffalo.edu/ubfs/ (This is not a typo.)
  8. Click Next.
  9. Enter ad\UBITName and your password. If you have a departmental account, enter itorg\MyITorg and password where MyITorg is your departmental account name.
  10. Enter a meaningful name for this link to your folder, such as ubfs. Click Next.
  11. Click Finish.
  12. A window will open to the topmost area in UBfs. Only the folders to which your have permission will be displayed.
  13. To go to your UBfs MyFiles space, click:
    1. myfiles
    2. The first letter of your UBITName
    3. The second letter of your UBITName
    4. Your UBITName.
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