KB articles related to Box, a cloud-based file storage and collaboration platform for faculty, staff, and students

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Pinned Article Box Storage Quotas FAQ

Frequently asked questions related to the changes in Box storage quotas.

Pinned Article What is Box?

Box is an encrypted, cloud-based file storage and collaboration platform that enables faculty, staff and students to securely store and share electronic business and academic files.

Access Box Content via FTP

FTP (file transfer protocol) is a technique for moving large numbers of files and/or folders to and from computers and servers.

Backup Files to Box

How to save local files from your computer to Box.

Box - Best Practices

Best practices to follow when using Box for sharing and collaborating.

Box Collections

As of May18, 2021, Box will support Collections.

Box External Collaboration FAQ

Find common questions and answers for Box external collaboration.

How to Determine the Owner of Files or Folders in Box

Instructions for how to determine the individual that is the owner of a file or folder on Box.

How to Determine your Storage Usage in Box

Instructions for how to determine how much of your available box storage is being used.

How to Set an External Password in Box

The "Box external password" is a different password from your UR NetID's passphrase and will allow "external access" to your Box account for third-party apps, such as FTP.

Storing Department Files on Box

Departmental Box folders are typically more complex than individual Box folders.

What is Box Drive?

Box Drive is a desktop app from Box that allows you to access all your files in Box from your computer without needing to download or sync those files first.

Box - University Approved Apps and Plug-ins

Box has a variety of Official Apps and Plug-ins available to make working with Box more efficient. The University has also approved some third party box apps for University use.


Frequently Asked Questions about Box