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UWP data storage

The Windows University Workplace or UWP is a standard IT-workplace for university staff.

Files on your pc

Files that are saved on the C:\ or D:\ drive of your RUG-pc, UWP or UFC-User- managed are your own responsibility. These files are not back-upped by the CIT!

Your data on the network

X:\ is for personal data

X:\ is your personal homedrive on the network. Nobody else has access here.
Y:\ is for (work)group data

Files of your group or department can be found at Y:\

Restoring files from the back-up

All files on the network (X:\ and Y:\) are backed up on a daily base. The servicedesk can restore deleted files up to 90 days or 6 versions after deletion. Data on low-cost storage is available for restore for 60 days or 2 versions after deletion. If you want data restored, contact the servicedesk. They will ask the name and location of the file(s) to be restored and the date that is last in place.

External access to your data

Access to your data on X:\ and Y:\ from a non-UWP, like your pc at home or a laptop is possible:

  • With a web browser via You need a pc with an internet connection to do this. Log on with your P-number and password. More information can be found here.

Disk space

You will receive 30 GB of disk space on X:\ and Y:\ . If you need more disk space, you can contact the service desk.

Last modified:01 February 2021 12.51 p.m.
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