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Secure File Transfer

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Description:

Security Operations has implemented a secure file transfer (SFT) service solution to meet the privacy needs of Vanderbilt faculty and staff.  This service is used to help preserve data confidentiality and integrity when transfering files.

Options:

  • Web Browser - Use Microsoft Internet Explorer web browserMS
  • Outlook Plugin - Use Microsoft Outlook Plug-in to send files directly from your email.  The plugin is not available to MAC users.

Available to:

Vanderbilt Community

How to get it:

  • Web Browser - You already have an account. Go to Accellion Site and login. 
  • Outlook Plugin - Contact the VUMC Help Desk to submit a request for Accellion Outlook plugin.

Full Details:

  • The web browser connects to the SFT service using SSL encryption. 
  • The browser allows uploading or downloading of files
  • Recipients are notified of available file
  • Sender is notified when recipient downloads a file
  • The Outlook plugin sends the file(s) encrypted from within the email client.
  • Max file storage capacity per user = 5000MB 
  • Files less then 2048MB expire after 30 days
  • Files greater then 2048MB expire after 7 days. 
  • **If user receives an error messages that reports not sufficient space, his or her account capacity (5000MB) is full and requires manual deletion of files that have not expired and/or wait until files have expired.

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