On this page you can find how to connect your computer to your data drives of the TU Delft and other related information.

General Information about data access at the TU Delft

Read this section for general information about the data services and possibilities at the Delft University of Technology.

With this data access facility you can access, sync and share documents stored on your network drives at the Delft University of Technology.

Sync & Share Web interface

You can access & Share your files using the webinterface available at https://filr.tudelft.nl.

Mobile devices

You can access & Share documents on your mobile devices like Phones & Tablets using the Novell Filr app from your app store.

Sync Client

You can sync your files to and from your local drive using the Filr desktop client.https://filr.tudelft.nl.

WebDrive

You can stil access your files using WebDrive after reconfiguration of your client to use SFTP instead of WebDav.

WebDav Web links

You can access your files using the WebDav enabled clients or with the simple web interface.

The needed links are provided in the WebDav Web links section.

Web Interface

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Step 1 Open a browser and surf to https://filr.tudelft.nl.

Step 2 Log in with your NetID and password.

login

Step 3 The home screen of Novell Filr Web Interface displays the following elements:

Web Interface

1. A list of all the employees and students at the Delft University of Technology.
2. What's New-section.
3. Actions that you can perform on files and folders.
4. Your home folder.
5. Files and folders that have been shared with you.
6. Files and folders that have been shared by you.
7. Files and folders stored on the network drives at the Delft University of Technology. You can only see the files and folders you have access to.
8. Search.
9. Profile, preferences, help and signing out. You can also download the Filr Desktop App here.

Mobile Devices

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With Novell Filr you can access, sync and share documents stored on your network drives at the Delft University of Technology.

If you wish to install the App now, select your operating system below and follow the instructions.

Windows Android

In this manual we explain how to install the Novell Filr app on your Android device. Your Android device requires a working internet connection.
Step 1. Go to the Play Store.

Playstore

Step 2. Search for the Novell Filr app.

Search

Step 3.Install the Novell Filr app.

Install Novell Filr

Step 4. Accept the app permissions.

Accept permissions

Step 5. Open the Novell Filr app.

Open Novell Filr

Step 6. Accept the End User License Agreement.

Accept EULA

Step 7. Log in with your NetID and password. Enter filr.tudelft.nl as the IP-address of the server. You can choose whether you want to save your password or not..

Log in

Step 8. The home screen of the Novell Filr app displays the following elements:

Home screen filr

1. Upload your files.
2. Access to your documents.
3. Log off.
4. Quick switch between folders, like your homeshare, groupshares.
5. Access to your documents.
6. Your downloaded documents.
7. Search.
8. Settings.

Apple Store Apple iPhone

In this manual we explain how to install the Novell Filr app on your iOS device. Your iOS device requires a working internet connection.

Step 1. Go to the App Store.

App store

Step 2. Search for the Novell Filr app.

Search

Step 3.Download and install the Novell Filr app.

Install Novell Filr

Step 4. Open the Novell Filr app.

Open Novell Filr

Step 5. Log in with your NetID and password. Enter filr.tudelft.nl as the IP-address of the server. You can choose whether you want to save your password or not..

Log in

Step 6. The home screen of the Novell Filr app displays the following elements:

Home screen filr

1. Upload your files.
2. Access to your documents.
3. Log off.
4. Quick switch between folders, like your homeshare, groupshares.
5. Access to your documents.
6. Your downloaded documents.
7. Search.
8. Settings.

Windows Windows Mobile

In this manual we explain how to install the Novell Filr app on your Windows phone. Your Windows phone requires a working internet connection.
Step 1. Go to the Windows Store.

Windows Store

Step 2. Search for the Novell Filr app.

Search

Step 3.Install the Novell Filr app.

Install Novell Filr

Step 4. Open the Novell Filr app.

Open Novell Filr

Step 5. Log in with your NetID and password. Enter filr.tudelft.nl as the Server-URL. You can choose whether you want to save your password or not..

Log in

Step 6. The home screen of the Novell Filr app displays the following elements:

Home screen filr

1. Access to your documents, settings and log off.
2. Search.
3. Access to your documents. You can swipe to the left or the right.
4. Refresh.

Sync Client

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With the Novell Filr Desktop App you synchronize folders stored on your network drives at the Delft University of Technology and files and folders that have been shared with you to your workstation for offline use.

If you wish to install the desktop app now select your operating system below and follow the instructions.

Windows Windows

Here we explain how to download, install Novell Filr Desktop App and how to configure it for the first time. The manual consists of three parts:

  • Downloading the setup for Novell Filr Desktop App
  • Installing Novell Filr Desktop App on Windows workstations
  • Configure Novell Filr Desktop App for the first time

Download Windows Client

Step 1. Open a browser and surf to https://filr.tudelft.nl.
Step 2. Log in with your NetID and password.

Login

Step 3. Click on your name at the top-right of the home screen of Novell Filr.
Step 4. Click on Download Filr Desktop App.

Login

Step 5. Click on Windows x86 Client if you have the 32-bit version of Windows 7 or 8+. Click on Windows x64 Client if you have the 64-bit version of Windows 7 or 8+.

Login

Install Windows Client

Step 1. Run (as an administrator) the NovellFilrSetup-(bit-version)(version_number).exe after the download has completed.

 

Step 2. Click on Yes if you get a pop-up window from User Account Control.
Step 3. Click on Install.

Step 4. Read the license terms and conditions. Check the checkbox next to I agree to the license terms and conditions if you agree to it and click on Install.

Step 5. Click on Close.

Step 6. The Wizard Setup van Novell Filr will be started. Click on Volgende

Step 7. Read the license terms and conditions. Check the checkbox next to Ik ga akkoord met de voorwaarden in de overeenkomst if you agree to it and click on Volgende.

Step 8. Click on Volgende.

Step 9. Click on Installeren.

Step 10. Click on Voltooien.

Configure Windows Client

Step 1. The Filr Desktop App will start to configure it for the first time. Click on Start.

Step 2. Specify the following information and click on Next.

Username: your NetID

Password: your password

Remember password: Select this option to have the Filr desktop application remember your password.

Server URL: https://filr.tudelft.nl.

Step 3. In the Folders to Sync-section, notice that files in your My Files and Shared with Me folders are synchronized by default. Click on Add if you want to synchronize specific folders that are stored on your network drives at the Delft University of Technology or files and folders that have been shared with you. Otherwise click on Next and proceed to step.

Step 4. Navigate to and click the Download icon next to the files and folders that you want to synchronize, then click OK.

Step 5. Click on Next when you are done adding files and folders that you want to synchronize.

Step 6. Read the warning and click on Continue.

Step 7. Specify the following information and click on Next.

Filr Folder: Click Browse if you want to change the location of the files and folders that you want to synchronize or keep the default location.

Start Novell Filr at login: Keep this option selected to have the Filr desktop application start when you turn on your workstation.

Step 8. Click on Finish. The Filr Desktop App is now running and the Filr icon is visible in the notification area.

For more information about the Filr desktop application, see the Novell Filr Desktop Application for Windows Quick Start.

OSX Mac OS X

Here we explain how to download, install Novell Filr Desktop App and how to configure it for the first time. The manual consists of three parts:

  • Downloading the setup for Novell Filr Desktop App
  • Installing Novell Filr Desktop App on Windows workstations
  • Configure Novell Filr Desktop App for the first time

Download Mac OS X Client

Step 1. Open a browser and surf to https://filr.tudelft.nl.

 

Step 2. Log in with your NetID and password.

Step 3. Click on your name at the top-right of the home screen of Novell Filr.
Step 4. Click on Download Filr Desktop App.

Step 5. Click on iOS X Client.

Install Mac OS X Client

Step 1. Double click NovellFilr-(version_number) after the download has completed.
Step 2. Click on Continue.

Step 3. Read the license terms and conditions. Check the checkbox next to I agree to the license terms and conditions if you agree to it and click on Continue.

Step 4. Click on Agree.

Step 5. The Wizard Setup van Novell Filr will be started. Click on Install.

Step 6. Fill in your computer administrator account and password. Click on Install Software.

Step 7. After the installation was successful, click on Close.

Configure Mac OS X Client

Step 1. Start Novell Filr from Applications. Click on Start.

Step 2. Specify the following information and click on Next.

Username: your NetID

Password: your password

Remember password: Select this option to have the Filr desktop application remember your password.

Server URL: https://filr.tudelft.nl.

Step 3. In the Folders to Sync-section, notice that files in your My Files and Shared with Me folders are synchronized by default. Click on Add if you want to synchronize specific folders that are stored on your network drives at the Delft University of Technology or files and folders that have been shared with you. Otherwise click on Next and proceed to step.

Step 4. Navigate to and click the Download icon next to the files and folders that you want to synchronize, then click OK.

Step 5. Click on Next when you’re done adding files and folders that you want to synchronize.

Step 6. Read the warning and click on Continue.

Step 7. Specify the following information and click on Next.

Filr Folder: Click Browse if you want to change the location of the files and folders that you want to synchronize or keep the default location.

Start Novell Filr at login: Keep this option selected to have the Filr desktop application start when you turn on your workstation.

Step 8. Click on Finish. The Filr Desktop App is now running and the Filr icon is visible in the notification area.

For more information about the Filr desktop application, see the Novell Filr Desktop Application for Mac Quick Start.

WebDrive

With the WebDrive application you can mount your network drives at the Delft University of Technology to a your workstation for access from remote locations.

If you wish to install the WebDrive application now select your operating system below and follow the instructions.

Windows Windows

The following instructions are supported by the TU Delft and have been tested to be working. However, we offer this manual to you as an extra service. In case you have a configuration or version of OSX other than the one described here and you have problems using WebDrive, neither ICT nor a Servicepoint will be able to help you to use webdrive.

In this manual we explain how to install and configure a network connection with the TU Delft file-server.

 

OSX MAC OS

The following instructions are supported by the TU Delft and have been tested to be working. However, we offer this manual to you as an extra service. In case you have a configuration or version of OSX other than the one described here and you have problems using WebDrive, neither ICT nor a Servicepoint will be able to help you to use webdrive.

In this manual we explain how to install and configure a network connection with the TU Delft file-server.

 

OSX Linux

The following instructions are supported by the TU Delft and have been tested to be working. However, we offer this manual to you as an extra service. In case you have a configuration or version of linux other than the one described here and you have problems using WebDrive, neither ICT nor a Servicepoint will be able to help you to use webdrive.

In this manual we explain how to install and configure a network connection with the TU Delft file-server.

 

WebDav Web links

I need more help!

If you need hands-on help to connect your device.

Contact your Service Desk http://servicedesk.tudelft.nl

Or visit one of the Student IT Desks (SID's) on the Delft University of Technology campus:

SID LibraryMon-Sun 08:00-00:00hCentral Library
SID @HokMon-Fri 09:00-17:00hFaculty of Architecture
SID StuDocMon-Sat 09:00-19:00hFaculty of Civil Engineering
SID DrWMon-Fri 07:00-18:00hEducation Building 35, Cornelis Drebbelweg
SID IOTue, Thu 10:00-14:00hFaculty of Industrial Design
SID FellowShipMon-Fri 08:00-20:00hFellowShip Building, Kluyverweg 5
SID Campus map
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