Technology Support Center
What Is Network File Storage?
Network File storage is a service that allows you to use your free Unix space (up to 500MB for students) as a network drive to store your documents. These files can then be accessed from any lab or classroom computer (automatically maps as drive K:) or from home.
Using Network File Storage
The preferred method of connecting to your unix account.
This is a secure FTP utility that is a stand-alone application that allows you to transfer files to and from your unix account from off campus.
Download software from
Doubleclick on the file you downloaded.
If you get a security warning click run
You will have an icon named SSH Secure File Transfer Client on your desktop
Click the Quick Connect button
At the Connect to Remote Host window enter the following information:
Host name: admiral.umsl.edu
User name: (your sso id)
The first time you use the program you will see a Host Identification window.
Enter your password