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What is a disk quota? A disk quota provides a fixed and limited amount of storage. Disk quotas are assigned to home directories , file shares and email mailboxes . By assigning quotas, no single user or area can consume enough space to cause an outage to the system or impact other users. Quotas also allow Deakin eSolutions (DeS) to ...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010370 Published: 03-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
How to map a network drive (Mac OS X) This instruction outlines how to map a Deakin network share drive , including your own Deakin home directory . You need to have the correct permission granted to the access the network share drive before attempting this instruction. Note: You DO NOT need to map your home directory when using a ...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010357 Published: 02-12-2013 Last modified: 18-02-2015
What is a rapid share? Note: This facility is available to staff and Higher Degree by Research students only. A rapid share is a temporary file share used for the storage of short-term data. It is an ideal solution for short-term backup requirements (e.g. when your workstation is being updated or replaced). Any staff member or HDR ...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010365 Published: 03-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
File backup at Deakin Files stored in Deakin eSolutions (DeS) file shares , home directories and My Documents are backed up using a process called snapshotting. Snapshots are point in time copies of your data that allow users to restore files that may have been lost or corrupted without requiring intervention from DeS support sta...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010368 Published: 03-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
What is my home directory quota? All staff have a 10GB quota set on their home directory, while students have a 5GB quota . By assigning quotas, no single user can consume enough space to cause an outage to the system or impact other users. Once you reach your quota, you will be unable to write any more data or files to your home direct...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010361 Published: 02-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
Does the data on my Deakin Desktop managed Mac get backed up? Staff members are responsible for ensuring University data is safely stored on central University servers, such as mounted workgroup shares or SharePoint areas. As an additional safety net, your Deakin Desktop Mac automatically performs a backup to ensure that data is copied to a...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010680 Published: 21-07-2014 Last modified: 16-01-2015
Requesting a network file share Most areas within Deakin will already have a file share setup for their use. Access to these file shares are managed by the data steward(s) ( restricted access ) within your area or division using the IAM web tool (restricted access) . The nominated data steward can grant permissions, create new spaces(fo...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010360 Published: 02-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
What is my home directory? Your home directory is a networked storage space on an eSolutions-managed server set up for your individual use.  All Deakin Staff and Students are provided with a home directory. For Students, this is a secure and backed up location for you to store files and material used in relation to your studies at ...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010356 Published: 02-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
What is a snapshot? (home directory or file share) eSolutions take snapshots of home directories and file shares located on Isilon file servers. These snapshots allow users to restore files that may have been lost or corrupted without requiring intervention from eSolutions support staff. A snapshot is a 'point in time' copy of your home dir...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010363 Published: 03-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
Should I store files on my C or D drive? University files should not be saved to the C or D drive on your computer, as these drives are not backed up. You can store personal files on your D drive - however, if you do decide to do so, please ensure that you regularly back up your data, as it will not be backed up automatically. eSolu...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010371 Published: 03-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
Restore a file to your home directory from a snapshot (Windows) What is a snapshot? How to restore a file 1. Click Start > Computer . 2. Open the network share containing the file you would like to restore from a previous version. 3. Navigate to the folder containing the file, right click on it and sel...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010364 Published: 03-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
What is the Desktop? (Windows) This article is aimed at staff who use a Deakin Desktop Windows workstation. The Desktop is unique, as it behaves as a folder and also a visual window that accompanies the Windows operating system. The Desktop as a folder You can store shortcuts, personal folders or personal files on the desktop for...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010410 Published: 13-01-2014 Last modified: 16-01-2015
Deakin University Library Databases http://www.deakin.edu.au/library/a-z/databases.php
File and document electronic storage > KB0010603 Published: 05-05-2014 Last modified: 11-02-2015
What is a Deakin file share or network share drive? File shares - what are they? Deakin eSolutions (DeS) provides a file share(s) to each Faculty, Institute and other area within Deakin University. These file shares are managed via the IAM web interface by nominated file share data stewards within each area, allowing for fast and easy ma...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010078 Published: 30-05-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
How to access a Deakin file share on an Android tablet You must be connected to Eduroam whilst on campus, or have an established Junos Pulse connection if off campus. 1. Search the Google Play store for ES File Manager. 2. This is a free app - tap to install . 3. Once installed, tap to open . 4. Drag the fron...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010658 Published: 17-06-2014 Last modified: 05-03-2015
How do I manage my staff roaming profile size? (Windows) This article is for staff who use a Deakin Desktop Windows workstation . It provides information to help you understand staff roaming profiles and your responsibilities in managing your Deakin files. How to check the size of your roaming profile: 1. Go to Start and click Contr...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010407 Published: 10-01-2014 Last modified: 16-01-2015
Restore a file to your home directory from a snapshot (Mac OS X) What is a snapshot? 1. Using the Finder menu , click Go > Connect to Server . 2. Type the Server address : ftp://ftp.deakin.edu.au/.snapshots , then click Connect . 3. Type your Deakin Username and Deakin Password . ...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010376 Published: 05-12-2013 Last modified: 04-03-2015
What is offline file syncronisation? (Windows) This article is for staff who use a Deakin Desktop Windows workstation . It provides information to help you understand offline file synchronisation and your responsibilities in managing your Deakin files. On a Deakin Desktop workstation, any files in the My Documents , Desktop, Favour...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010380 Published: 10-12-2013 Last modified: 16-01-2015
What is my staff roaming profile? (Windows) This article is for staff who use a Deakin Desktop Windows workstation . The roaming profile stores your personal data for applications that you have previously accessed. This includes web browser bookmarks, toolbar preferences in Microsoft Word and Excel, or your Windows Desktop preferences. Th...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010408 Published: 10-01-2014 Last modified: 16-01-2015
How to access your Deakin home directory on an iPad using File Browser iOS by default does not have the ability to connect to your Deakin home directory . However, you can purchase the File Browser app from the App Store , which will then give you the ability to connect. 1. Purchase File Browser from the App Store, then open t...
File and document electronic storage > KB0010484 Published: 27-01-2014 Last modified: 16-01-2015
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