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Access to Shared Drives is limited to Macalester students, faculty and staff. Connect to a shared drive from on-campus or remotely. Advantages to storing files on the shared drives:
- Files are backed up nightly.
- Access files from any campus location or remotely.
- Securely share files with Campus community.
Shared Drive Types
List of most commonly used shared drives, use, access restrictions, and lifespan of contents.
|Drive||Use||Who can access?||Lifespan|
||Account owner only.
||Entire drive and its contents are deleted when account is deleted.
||Sharing and storing files within a department
||Access is limited to members of a department.
||Files remain until deleted by members of the department.
||Transferring files between departments
||No access restrictions for any Macalester account. Users can upload, view, download, edit, delete the contents of any folder.
||Files will be deleted on a regular basis by ITS.
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