Feinberg - FSMResFiles Access

Feinberg IT provides a shared network drive (FSMResFiles) for departments to store sensitive data. FSMResFiles may also be referred to as the Research drive, the R drive, or the shared drive. FSMResFiles is encrypted, backed up for the last 30 days, and secured by permission based access. FSMResFiles can only be accessed by computers/devices connected to on-campus Ethernet or to the Northwestern VPN.

Access to folders within FSMResFiles may only be requested by folder owners. 

If you need to request access to a folder within FSMResFiles please reach out to your department administrator, lab manager, or Primary Investigator. Please provide them with the following information:

  • Type of request? (e.g. modify access, read-only, file recovery, access removal, access change)
  • Path to folder/file? (e.g. \\fsmresfiles.fsm.northwestern.edu\fsmresfiles\folder\or\file\path\)
  • NetID(s) of the user(s)? (e.g. Provide the NetID of the user requiring access)

Requesting access to FSMResFiles

If you are a folder owner and would like to provide access to a folder please email fsmhelp@northwestern.edu. Make sure to include the following information:

  • Type of request? (e.g. modify access, read-only, file recovery, access removal, access change)
  • Path to folder/file? (e.g. \\fsmresfiles.fsm.northwestern.edu\fsmresfiles\folder\or\file\path\)
  • NetID(s) of the user(s)? (e.g. Provide the NetID of the user requiring access)

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Keywords:FSMResFiles, Feinberg, shared drive, network drive   Doc ID:109249
Owner:Daniel M.Group:Northwestern
Created:2021-02-19 16:27 CDTUpdated:2021-02-26 15:10 CDT
Sites:Northwestern
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