FTP is considerably faster than the Web interface, Box Drive, or Box Sync for bulk uploads.
UBbox uses a special password to allow some programs (like FTP) to connect with it. If you have already set up a special UBbox password, you may skip this step.
Setting up this password will not change your UBITName Password, or the way you log into UBIT services (including UBbox).
8 connections gives the best balance between performance and stability when on campus.