Did you know that Hampshire IT provides all faculty and staff with server storage space? We call this your "home directory," and it includes a private space that requires your HampNet ID and password to access, as well as a public folder that can be accessed by anyone who can type in a URL.
Your home directory has a limit of 2.5 GB (gigabytes) of storage space, which it shares with your email. In other words, if your email takes up 1 GB then you would have 1.5 GB left for your home directory, and vice-versa.
Inside your home directory is a "mail" folder, which you should not directly edit, and also a public_html folder (your "public folder").
Your home directory may also be referred to as "staffhome" (for staff) or "fachome" (for faculty).
Connecting to staffhome or fachome on a Mac
Connecting to staffhome or fachome on a PC
Items you put on the "desktop" of your home directory will be accessible only through your login. This is a great place to back up important documents, so long as you don't exceed your quota. Do not put anything inside the mail folder--that should be managed only through webmail.
Anything you put in your public_html folder is accessible from the web by using the address http://home.hampshire.edu/~ , followed by your HampNet ID and another slash(/); my public_html folder is at http://home.hampshire.edu/~kmmlo/ , for instance.
For more information, visit http://www.hampshire.edu/computing/1106.htm.
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