Accessing Northwestern Box on Linux

Box Sync for Linux is unavailable with Northwestern Box. However, this document offers steps in accessing files and folders via HTTPS. Credit to Indiana University" for assistance with this article.

Note: Box deprecated WebDAV access as of January 31, 2019. WebDAV and DAVFS access are no longer supported.

 HTTPS access

  1. Log into your Northwestern Box account with your NetID and password. 
  2. This link provides the convenience and security of Single Sign-On (SSO) with your Northwestern NetID. 
  3. While the web interface may not be ideal for all applications, it gives you basic access to configure your account, as well as the ability to upload and download files.

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