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The webfile.nd.edu application was retired on Friday, June 30, 2017. Please switch to an alternative connection method or consider one of the unlimited storage options such as Box or Google Drive.

Alternatives to WebFile

For security purposes, these methods require a VPN connection when accessing from off-campus.


What is WebFile and why was it being retired?

WebFile is a web-based utility to access NetFile and AFS storage space. The WebFile software was created by OIT staff in 2004 to help individuals migrate data between AFS and NetFile. The software is no longer maintainable and does not meet the evolving security standards used to protect your information. Fortunately, there are numerous alternatives that allow you to access your NetFile or AFS space.

Only the WebFile application was discontinued on Friday, June 30, 2017. Files in your NetFile and AFS spaces are not affected by this. 

Though the WebFile application is being retired, SFTP clients can still use webfile.nd.edu to connect to the file server.

Do you need web-based access to your storage?

OIT provides several platforms with unlimited storage, excellent features to collaboration and editing, mobile apps to access and edit your content, and support for nearly any data you want to store there (anything except data classified as highly-sensitive information).

Competitive Features 

Box.nd.edu

 (recommended) 

 Google.nd.edu 
 Default storage space  Unlimited  Unlimited
 Allows group folders not owned by single person      
 Share files with users outside of ND     
 Real-time collaboration and editing    
 Include students     
 Preview documents online    
 Sync with Mac and Windows    
 Share files with other users    
 Access from mobile device  
 Limit permissions
 File versioning
Authored by Chelsea Noble
Last modified 2 weeks ago