Managing your Network Data


Network Data Storage Space Limits effective June 10, 2013 are:

  • 250GB limit for network data storage space that is backed up by IT and 25GB storage for students.    
  • Network data storage space is intended for GVSU work related materials
    • Personal pictures, music, movies, games, files should not be placed under the network locations that are being backed up
    • Note that only the "Documents" folder on Windows machines is backed up
  • Email alert will be sent to individual if network data storage space reaches 240GB or more
    • Email will indicate that you are 240GB or more and suggest options for reducing your network data storage space
    • Immediate attention is required to prevent backups from failing if network data storage space exceeds 250GB
  • If GVSU work related materials exceed the 250GB limit
    • Individual determines least used files to be removed from the backed up network data storage space and stored on local hard drive, external drive, USB, etc.
    • Alternative backup strategy is the responsibility of the individual

Failure to comply may result in incomplete backups and/or loss of data.

Questions/concerns should be directed to the IT Service Desk at [email protected] or by calling (616) 331-2101.

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