NWOCA File Transfer is a website , hosted at NWOCA, that which allows users to securely send very large file attachments. Email system typically limit the size of attachments to somewhere between 10MB - 25MB. The File Transfer website allows you to send files up to 30,000MB (30GB) in size. This is done by uploading your attachment to a secure website and then send a link to that attachment to the recipients. The File Transfer system is hosted in NWOCA's Data Center powered by a software call Liquid Files.
Who can use NWOCA File Transfer
The website is already setup for all districts that use NWOCA's Exchange email system. Users can login with their email address and Exchange email password.
- Outlook Plugin - You can install an Outlook plugin on your local computer that will allow you send large attachments directly in your Outlook application.
- Dropbox - The first time you login to File Transfer, you are assigned a Dropbox URL. The Dropbox will allows users outside of the NWOCA system to send you a large attachment. Once you login, click on your name in the upper right, and you will see your Dropbox URL at the bottom. Send this URL to the person that you would like to received the file from.
- Security - Even if you do not need to send an attachment, the File Transfer will allow you to send a secure message to another user. The message is hosted on a secure webite and the recepient is sent a password (in a seperate email) that will only allow that user to access the message.
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