Opening an Archived File in RDSS

This article provides instructions for opening a file that has been archived in RDSS.

Windows

  • Open Windows Explorer and open the mapped network drive. If you have not yet mapped the drive, please visit the instructions on how to connect to a Research Data Storage Service share location.
  • Find the file you want to open. The file name will be the same as a non-archived file, but the icon will have an arrow on it, indicating that it is a link to a file that is located in archive.
  • Double-click the file to open it.
    • If an error occurs, please make sure you have completed the configuration steps.
    • If you access the same file five or more times in a 15-day period, it will be removed from archive and become active, and the icon will change to indicate its status.

Mac OS (version 10.14 and earlier) & Linux (all versions)

  • Open a finder window and open the mapped network drive. If you have not yet mapped the drive, please visit the instructions on how to connect to a Research Data Storage Service share location.
  • Find the file you want to open. The file name will be the same as a non-archived file, but the icon will have an arrow on it, indicating that it is a link to a file that is located in archive.
  • Double-click the file to open it.
    • If an error occurs, please make sure you have completed the configuration steps.
    • If you access the same file five or more times in a 15-day period, it will be removed from archive and become active, and the icon will change to indicate its status.
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Keywords:rdss data archive storage research   Doc ID:97646
Owner:Research Computing .Group:Northwestern
Created:2020-02-05 14:00 CSTUpdated:2020-11-06 10:48 CST
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