Network Storage, Access, Sharing and Backups

Students are provided with personal storage space on U of R servers, and there are several ways the data can be accessed.

Network Drives, Storage and Access

  • Each user has a personal drive I: with 25GB available storage.
  • FILR provides an additional 100GB of personal cloud storage.
  • Files can be accessed a number of ways including Micro Focus OES network login in public labs, FILR, Netstorage, Webdrive, or Kanaka.
  • For additional information on these resources and how to access them please visit the Network Drives and Access page

Sharing Files

  • Files can be shared through FILR, for access by others.

File Upload Service

  • As an alternative to emailing large files, you can upload files for retrieval by others.
  • Access file upload services at
  • You will be provided a link that you can copy and paste into an email.
  • Files will be accessible for 30 days.
  • Click here File Upload PDF to view the guide with screen shots.


  • Files stored on the U of R network servers are backed up securely on a daily basis.
  • Data is also archived weekly, monthly and yearly.
  • It is recommended you store files on a network drive, instead of a local computer drive, to ensure the data is securely stored and backed up.