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Managing Your UBfs Space

UBfs file storage can be accessed from different platforms in different ways.

Viewing How Your UBfs Space Is Organized

Your UBfs space is organized into three directories:

  • Myfiles: for individual files of faculty, student and staff
  • Collaboration (Collab): for sharable files by departments and schools
  • Research: for active, institutionally sponsored research activity by faculty and staff for defined periods of time

Myfiles Space

Myfiles space is automatically created as part of your UBIT account. It includes:

  • Personal web page if you choose (published at
  • UBUnix home directory (automatically created)
Every 6 hours a copy of each folder in Myfiles is made. Copies are made at 6am, noon, 6pm and midnight. The 8 most recent copies are available.
You can share access to files in your UBfs space with others.
Your default Myfiles quota is 250,000 Kb.
You can change your UBfs file permissions if you map a drive to your files, or if you are in a public computing site where it's already mapped as your s: drive.

Still need help?

Don't know your UBITName or password? Call 716-645-3542, visit one of our two walk-in locations, or send a message.

(xxx) xxx-xxxx
Use your email, if known