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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.

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.

Creating a Web Folder from Windows XP

Create a web folder that links you to the top of the UBfs filesystem:

  1. Double click on the My Network Places icon on your desktop. (This can be located under Start > My Network Places on some computers.)
  2. Click on Add Network Place from the Network Tasks menu on the left side of the window. (This can be double-clicked on some computers.)
  3. The Add a Network Place wizard will open. Click Next.
  4. Select Choose another Network Location. Click Next.
  5. In the Internet or Network Address field enter https://ubfs.buffalo.edu/ubfs and click Next.
  6. Enter your UBITName and password when prompted. (You may be asked multiple times to enter your identity throughout the process.)
  7. Enter a meaningful name for this link to your folder, such as ubfs. Click Next.
  8. Click Finish.
  9. A Windows Explorer window will open to the topmost area in UBfs. Click on links to navigate to your destination.

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