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  • UDrive allows you to share your files and folders with on-campus and off-campus users. By default, every file and folder in UDrive has three levels of access for which permissions can be set: Owner: You are the owner of the items on your UDrive. Authenticated Users: UMass Amherst students,...
  • UDrive's bookmarking and subscribing features let you quickly reach and keep track of files and folders you use often. You can bookmark or subscribe to files or folders that have been shared with you or to those in your own UDrive account. Links that let you bookmark or subscribe to a file or...
  • Overview UDrive lets you create Dropboxes where students or other users can place, or "drop off," content for you. Once a file is placed in a Dropbox, it cannot be modified or removed by anyone except the administrator of the Dropbox. Access to a Dropbox is limited to users that you...
  • UDrive lets you create groups of UMass Amherst UDrive users so you can share content with large numbers of people more easily. Whenever you add, delete, or change the content you share with a group (e.g., files, folders, dropboxes, etc.), these changes will be visible by all the members of the...
  • In addition to its file-sharing capabilities, UDrive provides a secure storage alternative for your important documents. To use UDrive for secure storage, be sure to review all items on the list below.  Notes: To manage permissions for a file or folder in UDrive, select the item, then in the...
  • You can change the permissions for files and folders stored on UDrive and allow anyone including people outside the University to access them. You can make "public" individual files or any files in a folder by changing their permissions. Change the Permissions for a Single File to "Public" Log...
  • The UDrive Sharing Wizard lets you share files and folders with members of the UMass Amherst community, with select non-UMass users, or with the public. When you share files with non-UMass users, UDrive automatically creates a ticket that grants them access to the content you wish to share for a...
  • About UDrive Dropboxes Dropboxes let you collect files from other users in a secure space that you control. Learn how to Create & Manage UDrive Dropboxes. Please note: Dropboxes are only available to members of the UMass Amherst community. Files submitted to a dropbox can only be...
  • What is UDrive? UDrive is UMass Amherst’s Web-based file storage and sharing system. With UDrive, you can: Store your files then access them from anywhere you have an Internet connection. Share files with individuals or groups. Collaborate on projects with tools like versioning and...
  • Note: You can also set up a WebDAV folder to save, copy-and-paste, or drag-and-drop files and folders directly from your computer to your UDrive. Windows 7 | Mac OS 10.5 and above Basic Upload: One File at a Time Log in to your UDrive, and on the toolbar (top, right), click Upload. The...
  • With WebDAV (World Wide Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning), you can create a UDrive folder on your computer and move files directly between this folder and your UDrive account without having to use a Web browser. You cannot create a WebDAV connection for UDrive using Mac OS X Panther (10....
  • About WebDAV With WebDAV (World Wide Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning), you can create a UDrive folder on your computer and move files directly between this folder and your UDrive account without having to use a Web browser. Note: We do not recommend that you create a WebDAV connection...