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Zipspace is a network storage location for students. Each student is allocated 100 [[megabytes]] of storage.
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'''As of June 3rd, 2019, Zipspace has been discontinued. Please contact the [[Contact us|Help Desk]] if you have any questions'''
==How to utilize your Zipspace==
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You can store projects, papers, or [[Make a Webpage on your zipspace|create a webpage]]. As long as you have an Internet connection you will be able to connect to it from anywhere.
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==How to connect to your Zipspace==
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===In the labs===
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Most labs are already set up to so that your Zipspace is mapped to the My Documents folder.
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===At home===
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If you wish to connect to your Zipspace from home you will need to use one of the methods below depending on your operating system.
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====Windows====
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=====Internet Explorer=====
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*Click File, then Open.
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*A box should appear.
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*Type https://gozips.uakron.edu/ then after the / type your [[UAnet ID]]
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*Click '''Open as Web Folder''' and click enter.
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You should now be connected to your Zipspace after you enter in your password.
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=====Network Share=====
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Information and Technology Services is announcing that ZipSpace, used for file storage and web hosting, is being decommissioned due to its declining usability and the availability of free, cloud-based alternatives. General file storage can be moved into OneDrive for Business for faculty and staff, or into your Google Drive for faculty staff and students. Web Hosting can be done through any of the following free alternatives: GitHub, Weebly, Wix, or Wordpress. These efforts will reduce the cost of storage for the university while providing a better user experience for both site admins and consumers.
{{Box Note|You need to be at on the wireless network, dialup, or VPN for this to work.}}
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*Open My Computer
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'''For free alternatives to ZipSpace:''' <br>
*Click Tools then Map Network Drive
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[https://pages.github.com GitHub] <br>
*Choose a suitable drive letter.
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[https://www.weebly.com/pricing Weebly Free] <br>
*Enter \\uanet.edu\zipspace\ then after the \ enter the first letter of your [[UAnet ID]] as a capital then \ and then your [[UAnet ID]
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[https://support.wix.com/en/article/building-a-website-for-free Wix Free] <br>
\\uanet.edu\zipspace\Z\zippy
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[https://wordpress.com/#plans Wordpress Free] <br>
*Click Connect using a different user name.
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*Enter Username UANET\ then after the \ enter your [[UAnet ID]] and your password.
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*Click OK
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*Click Reconnect at logon.
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*Click Finish.
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=====My Network Places=====
 
*Click Start
 
*Click My Network Places
 
*On the left click under Network Tasks, click Add a network place
 
*Click Next
 
*Select "Choose another network location" and click Next
 
*Enter https://gozips.uakron.edu/yourUAnetID make sure
 
*A box should appear, type in your UAnet ID and Password
 
*You can accept the default name for the network place or change it.
 
*Click Next
 
*Click Finish
 
  
====Mac OS X====
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[[Category:IT Services]]
{{Linux}}
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====Linux====
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=====KDE=====
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======KNetAttach======
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If you have KNetAttach you can set up a profile.
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[[Image:Knetattach1.png|100px|thumb|right]]
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Click WebFolder (webdav)
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[[Image:Knetattach2.png|100px|thumb|right]]
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*Under Name type Zipspace
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*User: Your [[UAnet ID]]
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*Server: gozips.uakron.edu
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*Folder: / then type your [[UAnet ID]]
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*Click Use Encryption
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*Port: 443
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*Click Save & Connect
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*Enter your password when it prompts you.
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You should be connected to your Zipspace
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======Konqueror======
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Type webdavs://gozips.uakron.edu/ then after the / type your [[UAnet ID]]
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Enter your password and you should be connected to your Zipspace.
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=====Command Line =====
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The advantages of this method is to eliminate the virtual filesystem.
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*Download the DavFS tools from http://dav.sf.net. Gentoo Users can ''emerge neon davfs2''
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*Install the binary as the readme states.
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modprobe coda
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mount -t davfs https://gozips.uakron.edu/UANETID /mnt/webdav
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You should be connected.
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[[Category:Windows]]<br>
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[[Category:Linux]]<br>
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[[Category:Mac]]
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Latest revision as of 18:01, 2 January 2020

As of June 3rd, 2019, Zipspace has been discontinued. Please contact the Help Desk if you have any questions

Information and Technology Services is announcing that ZipSpace, used for file storage and web hosting, is being decommissioned due to its declining usability and the availability of free, cloud-based alternatives. General file storage can be moved into OneDrive for Business for faculty and staff, or into your Google Drive for faculty staff and students. Web Hosting can be done through any of the following free alternatives: GitHub, Weebly, Wix, or Wordpress. These efforts will reduce the cost of storage for the university while providing a better user experience for both site admins and consumers.

For free alternatives to ZipSpace:
GitHub
Weebly Free
Wix Free
Wordpress Free