Reaching Others University at Buffalo - The State University of New York
Skip to Content

Accessing UBfs Within ResNet from Windows Computers

From ResNet, you can create a Web folder to your UBfs space using WebDav.

You cannot map a drive to UBfs from within ResNet. Access UBfs from ResNet by creating a Web folder instead.

Connecting to UBfs within ResNet using 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.

Connecting to UBfs within ResNet using Windows 7/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.

Did This Page Answer Your Question?

(Required)
 
Email, UBITName or phone number
(Required)
Enter the letters or numbers you see below in the space provided. Click "Get a new challenge" if they are not readable.