SharedDrive - Service Overview

This document describes the SharedDrive service.

What is SharedDrive?

SharedDrive provides departmental file sharing services to departments, groups, or service teams. For more information on SharedDrive, please see the storage website.

SharedDrive features include:

  • File sharing — easily and securely share documents and files over the network with colleagues and groups
  • File permissions — use Active Directory file permissions to provide access to individuals or groups 
  • File access — easily and securely access your files from Windows or Mac using SMB when on a campus network or remotely with a secure VPN connection
  • Data Protection — all data is protected with snapshots and offsite mirroring
  • Ransomware detection — active ransomware detection software constantly looks for ransomware attacks
  • Managed — storage managed and hosted by DoIT
  • Growth — Scalable to handle data growth

How to Request SharedDrive?

The best way to request the SharedDrive service is to schedule a consultation by sending an email to

Keywordsfile sharing department departmental file server about help request get connect what is it my drive services doit storage network map drive network mac apple windows smb connect connection to server file share my drive doit storage disk ip files data faculty staff service services kerberos   Doc ID23796
OwnerKevin K.GroupSystems Engineering
Created2012-04-16 08:59:31Updated2022-11-01 08:45:39
SitesDoIT Help Desk, Systems Engineering
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