Category: Storage

Cloud Storage

All information you need to know about “Cloud Storage” you will find in the “Cloud Service Center” There you will find information for Sharepoint, One Drive for Business and Google Workspace.

Google Workspace

Google Workspace is now available to all ETH employees free of charge. Here you will find answers to the most important questions about Google Workspace.   What is Google Workspace? Google Workspace is a set of services and apps for communication and collaboration that will facilitate collaboration inside and outside your organization. The most important apps are Google Calendar, Google Drive, Meet, Chat, Google Docs, Sheets, Slides and Forms. All apps are accessible via the […]

Recover deleted files

Backup A backup of the files and folders on server gess-fs (personal home folder) and the NAS (group storage) is made daily by TSM  (Tivoli Storage Manager) with a 3 month retention time. There is no backup for data stored on local disks. Previous Versions Additionally, 6 snapshots (checkpoints, aka previous versions) are taken on the home folders during 6 working days. As soon as a file or folder is modified or erased, its state at […]

Home drive

Accessing personal data Your usual data and network shares are available when you log in with your nethz-account from any managed Wndows computer and from any RDS node. Your home directory will be mapped to the same network drive as you are used to. Additionally, you can map any CIFS or SMB Network share the same way you would do it on a client computer. When working with a Remote App, you may also access data […]

Group shares

The consolidated location for group and project data is \\d\groups\gess\[group name].  Windows Mac Copy the path (DFS or UNC) and paste it in the adress bar of the File Explorer. (Not Internet Explorer) (Find manual here) The group folder is connected automatically when you work with a managed Windows device. Copy the path (DFS or UNC) and paste it in the Server Address field of Conntect to Server in the Go menu of the Finder. (Find […]

Windows: Map network drive

Accessing Shares Find your group share here. Address of your personal folder:  Windows: \\gess-fs.d.ethz.ch\home$\[username] Open “File Explorer” next to the “Start” button.   Select “Computer”. In order to connect to a folder click on “Map network drive” at the top of the window. Alternatively you can right click on “This PC” in the sidebar and select “Map network drive…”. A new window pops up where you can enter the path to your network drive into […]

MacOS: Connect to a remote folder

Accessing Shares Find your group share here. Address of your personal folder:  Mac: smb://gess-fs.d.ethz.ch/home$/[username] In the Finder, choose Go > “Connect to Server.” Type the network address for the folder in the Server Address field: NOTE: For Mac-Os Version prior to 10.6 you need the UNC path (according NAS nomenclature)   Enter your user account in the authentication window. Be sure to match the form d\nethz username (can be entered by pressing shift-alt-7).