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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 UB Secure Wi-Fi.

Creating a Web Folder from Windows 8

  1. From the Start screen, select the Desktop 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. Right click on the folders and select Open to navigate.

Creating a Web Folder from Windows 7 or Vista

  1. Click Start > Computer.
  2. Right click Map Network Drive.
  3. Select the link Connect to a Web site that you can use to store your documents and pictures.
  4. The Add a Network Location wizard will open. Click Next.
  5. Select Choose another Network Location (Vista) or Choose a custom network location (Windows 7). Click Next.
  6. In the Internet or Network Address field enter:
    https://ubfs-mac.buffalo.edu/ubfs/ (This is not a typo.)
  7. Click Next.
  8. Enter ad\UBITName and your password. If you have a departmental account, enter itorg\MyITorg and password where MyITorg is your departmental account name.
  9. Enter a meaningful name for this link to your folder, such as ubfs. Click Next.
  10. Click Finish.
  11. A window will open to the topmost area in UBfs. Only the folders to which your have permission will be displayed. Right click on the folders and select Open to navigate.

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